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Media Frenzy over British Monarchy's New Heir Sparks Hopes for World Where "All Babies Matter"

(1) Comments | Posted 23 July 2013 | (16:38)

Amidst a global media frenzy, Prince William and Kate Middleton welcomed a baby boy into the world on Monday. The lead up to the royal birth generated a carnival of nonstop media coverage for several weeks. Photographers from across the globe braved a record heatwave to camp outside St. Mary's...

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BBC Scandal Exposes Cover-Up of Host Jimmy Savile's Paedophilia, Fuelling Public Broadcaster's Foes

(0) Comments | Posted 13 November 2012 | (18:23)

A major media scandal has toppled the head of the BBC over the network's handling of two reports on sex abuse, wrongly implicating a politician in one, and killing a report on its own popular BBC host, the late Jimmy Savile. One year after his death, Savile is been accused...

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Murdoch's Denials Are Tough to Believe, Former Wall Street Journal Reporter Sarah Ellison Says

(6) Comments | Posted 20 July 2011 | (22:24)

To discuss the phone-hacking scandal engulfing the Rupert Murdoch media empire from Britain to the United States, Democracy Now! interviews longtime journalist Sarah Ellison, a former veteran reporter who spent ten years working for the Wall Street Journal. She has chronicled the changes at the publication after Rupert...

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A British Spring? Phone-Hacking Scandal Threatens Murdoch Media Empire and British Government

(7) Comments | Posted 19 July 2011 | (15:43)

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to hold an emergency session of Parliament on Wednesday to discuss the growing phone-hacking scandal that has threatened Rupert Murdoch's media empire and rocked the British government.

Democracy Now! hosts an extensive interview
with Ian...

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