Murdoch Closing Tabloid Linked to British Hacking Scandal

Sarah Lyall, reporting for the NYT:

Britain’s media and political landscape shifted Thursday as the powerful Murdoch family summarily announced plans to shut down the disgraced mass-circulation tabloid at the center of a deepening scandal over journalistic malfeasance, and arrest seemed imminent for the paper’s once politically influential former editor.

Bizarre and sordid saga.

Friday, 8 July 2011