Topic: Mark Lewis
In the 15 settlements whose financial terms were made public, amounts generally ran into the tens of thousands of dollars to settle claims against the now-shuttered News of the World tabloid and its sister paper, The Sun.
Former News of the World executives testified today that James Murdoch was aware that phone hacking at the now-defunct tabloid was more widespread than he claimed to know.
In London Saturday, Rupert Murdoch issued full-page apologies for the phone-hacking scandal that has hit his media empire. Critics say his free-wheeling and politically conservative approach may have affected US journalism as well.