Our Reader’s Guide to the Phone Hacking Scandal
by Braden Goyette
ProPublica, July 7, 2011, 3:20 p.m.
Rupert Murdoch’s News International just announced its decision to close News of the World, the paper that’s been accused of hiring private investigators to hack into cell phones and staging a widespread cover-up to conceal it.
We’ve invited two esteemed journalists who’ve been covering the story to guest edit our #MuckReads feature for the day: Don Van Natta, Jr. (@dvnjr), investigative reporter at the New York Times, and Sarah Ellison (@sarahlellison), Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair. They’ve been sharing the most essential reporting about the scandal, and their thoughts on why each piece is significant. It’s a great resource for those just coming to the story to get oriented.
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