The court in London announced its verdict on what's been called "the biggest media trials in British history." Rebekah Brooks, former head of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper holdings was acquitted while former editor, Andy Coulson, was found guilty on at least one charge.
Earlier this year, a number of newspapers were found to have illegally hacked into the voicemails of celebrities and crime victims — and now some of the organizers behind those efforts are in court themselves.
The News of the World hacking scandal is rocking the UK to its core and riveting Americans. It's a tale of vast illegal snooping, cover-ups, political liaisons, a mysterious death. The cliche is, 'You can't make this stuff up', but lots of people have.
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