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  1. Hacking Trial: Tony Blair Advised Rebekah Brooks on Scandal

    8:19 am 2/19/2014

    The former News International CEO, whose defense formally opens Thursday, also suggested to her then-boss James Murdoch that hacking could be blamed on fellow executives Les Hinton and Colin Myler.Read more

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  2. U.K. News Corp. Phone Hacking Report to Target James Murdoch (Report)

    1:45 pm 4/30/2012

    The report from a parliamentary committee is expected to condemn Murdoch and Les Hinton for misleading statements and also criticize two former high-level News of the World staffers.Read more

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  3. James Murdoch Recalled to Parliamentary Investigation on Phone Hacking Nov. 10

    7:16 am 10/24/2011

    As James Murdoch is recalled to give evidence to the British Parliamentary committee investigating phone-hacking, Les Hinton said he could not shed light on what happened at The News Of The World.Read more

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  4. News Corp. Ignored Wall Street Journal Circulation Inflation (Report)

    3:58 pm 10/19/2011

    According to a former employee, the media company was alerted of a plan to falsely boost WSJ Europe's circulation almost a year before publisher Les Hinton resigned. Read more

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  5. Ex-WSJ Publisher Will Testify Again on Phone Hacking Scandal

    12:20 pm 10/11/2011

    Les Hinton resigned as News Corp.'s Dow Jones unit CEO in July, and served as chairman of News of the World during the time illegal activity ran rampant at the paper. Read more

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  6. Les Hinton's Resignation Letter and Memo to Staffers

    2:21 pm 7/15/2011

    Read letters from Rupert Murdoch and WSJ's managing editor Robert Thomson, as well.Read more

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