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  • Murdoch
    • 1. Political Animal
      • a. Gaining a Foothold
        • R.M acquired News of the World and then THE SUN in 1969
          • Followed by The Times and Sunday Times in 1980s
          • Lanches Sky Broadcasting in 1990
      • B. Tory Press
        • The Sun backed Conservatives in election, 1979, 1983 and 1987
        • Denounces Neil Kinnock in 1992
        • Sun swithces in 1997 - TONY BLAIR
    • page 3 - 1970 - 2015
    • Sarah's Law : 2000
    • Miners' Strike - 1984
    • 2. Press Matters
      • Computerized publishing - 1980s
        • Independent last to set up new desktop technology
      • in 1986 R.M confronted his employees in a dispute = most dismissed
      • News International relocates The Sun, NOTW, Times and Sunday Times to FORTRESS WAPPING
      • The two surviving editors of 2008
        • John Mulholland - The observer
        • Ian MacGregor - The Sunday Telegraph
      • Surviving Proprietors
        • Barclay Brothers - Telegraph
          • Richard Desmond - Express/ Star
            • Murdoch
              • Rothermere - Mail
      • Cross Media Ownerships
        • Guardian - Autotrader
        • Star - Celebrity Big Brother
        • Sun and Times - SKY TV
    • 3. The Phone Hacking Scandal
      • a. Royal Commissions on the Press
        • Self-regulation established through GCP after 1st Royal Commission - 1947 - 49
          • GCP re-launched as the Press Council following 2nd RC, 1961 - 62
            • New code of Practice agreed by 3rd RC - 1974 - 77
      • Calcutt Report
        • New Press Complaints Commission replaced Press Council in 1991
      • Scandal came to attention in 2007
        • Clive Goodman and Glen Mulcaire were convicted
        • Editor Andy Coulson resigned
          • Resigns from no.10 as Director of Communications in 2011
      • 13 Year Old Milly Dowler's killer convicted - July 2011
        • Rebekah Brooks (Acquitted), Coulson (jailed) arrested
          • Hacked 4000 mobiles, 5000 landlines and 3,870 names involved
      • Cameron launches Leveson
        • Leveson Inquiry is running in four modules
          • IPSO in SEPT 2014 to replace PCC
            • Independent Press Standards Organisation

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