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Thomas Peele: long arm of a hacking scandal

Friday, August 5, 2011

imageThe Bay Area journo muses in the Contra Costa Times about the effect of the News Corp. hacking scandal and harkens to an American episode of similar ilk more than a decade ago. Remember Mike Gallagher of the Cincinnati Enquirer? His paper apologized and shelled out $10 million to the purveyor of Chiquita bananas after he tapped the fruit company’s phone lines for an expose on corruption there. Says Peele of the current mess:
At a time when the layoffs and shrinking staffs of news gatherers never seem to end, this is no time for a scandal, even when we keep causing them ourselves.

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