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Watergate journalist on 'Rupertgate' hacking scandal

The criticism of Rupert Murdoch in the wake of the UK's phone-hacking scandal has spread to the US, according to one of the journalists who broke the Watergate scandal.

Bob Woodward said that the closure of the News of the World was a "lightning bolt" shot across the Murdoch media empire.

The tabloid news paper is accused of hacking into the mobile phones of crime victims, celebrities and politicians.

  • 08 Jul 2011
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