UK PM Cameron spokesman says resignation of News Intl CEO Rebekah Brooks was right decision

  • Article by: RAPHAEL SATTER and ROBERT BARR , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 15, 2011 - 5:35 AM

LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman says Rebekah Brooks made the right decision in resigning her post as chief executive of News International.

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wetguyJul. 14, 1110:40 AM

The solution is obvious. Force Murdoch to close down and shutter ALL British operations.

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fish60Jul. 14, 1111:54 AM

"For decades, British lawmakers lived in fear of the influence of Murdoch's media empire. " We should all be afraid of the influence of Murdoch's media empire and it's support of corporate fascism.

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kfhayesJul. 14, 1112:06 PM

Revoke his USA citizenship and send him packing!

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rds1449Jul. 14, 1112:09 PM

They just had to hold off until the money got transferred to the right Swiss accounts. Parliment will now go easy on them and the show will be over.

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type11Jul. 14, 1112:22 PM

wetguy - Why stop in Britain? I say close down the whole thing.

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wardnjuneJul. 14, 11 1:04 PM

Now start investigating the hacking of U.S. citizens' phones after 9/11.

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mahtomedi194Jul. 14, 11 1:35 PM

Do we need any more examples of why the republican't controlled house and senate should NOT be allowed to water down any further FCC rules on conglomerates owning too many communications media? For instance, most media outlets have reported that under the FCC's new rules, a single company can now own TV stations that reach 45 percent of U.S. households, up from 35 percent. Because of a little-reported loophole, however, a single company could actually reach far more people-- in theory, as much as 90 percent of U.S. viewers (New York Times, 5/13/03) The commission also eliminated, in all but the smallest markets, the ban on cross-ownership of newspapers and broadcast outlets, meaning that communities that are already "one-paper towns" (and that's most communities in the country) could now see one company own that paper plus the top TV station, too. Local TV ownership rules were weakened as well, so that one company may own as many as three stations in the largest markets, and two in many smaller markets. republican'ts only want dictatorship by the RICH.

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mahtomedi194Jul. 14, 11 1:37 PM

Shut down FAUX News too.

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reaganliedJul. 14, 11 1:49 PM

The Murdochs and their employees will likely face charges for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which criminalizes U.S. Companies and their prinicpals giving bribes to officials in other countries. If he makes it out of Britain with his freedom intact, he will likely be charged here by DOJ.

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nasethJul. 14, 11 6:48 PM

"Still, experts said they doubt such actions could jeopardize News Corp.'s U.S. newspaper holdings such as The Wall Street Journal or result in the revocation of the license it needs to own Fox TV stations in America. 'I think we're a long way from that,' said Philip Raible...." Umm, why not?

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