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Latest News Wires Former UK PM Gordon Brown: Murdoch tabloid undermined war, personally attacked him

In an often bitter attack on the Murdoch press in testimony to Britain's media ethics inquiry, Brown directly contradicted Murdoch's claim that the then-prime minister had made an abusive phone call to the media mogul in 2009.

By Jill LawlessAssociated Press / June 11, 2012

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Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday accused a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid of personally attacking him, failing the British people and undermining the war in Afghanistan through its coverage of the conflict.