Brooks was cleared of paying public officials for information
Rebekah Brooks in new email mystery: Police were not given email showing former editor of The Sun signed off all payments, court told
A criminal trial in London for six News Corporation reporters and editors has heard shocking new evidence that the company ‘shopped’ its own journalists to prevent corporate charges. Rodney E. Lever reports.
NEW EVIDENCE HAS PRODUCED SHOCKWAVES IN LONDON during a hearing of charges in the Kingston-Upon-Thames Crown court against six reporters from Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun newspaper in Britain.
Defence counsel representing the reporters is claiming that the reporters were “dobbed in” by their employer, News Corporation.
There is evidence of hundreds of cash payments signed by Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of The Sun and later the chief executive of News Corporation in England, who was acquitted of any wrongdoing relating to phone hacking.
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