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This article was written on 07 Jul 2011, and is filled under The Daily Player.


A cold news front

It’s been the biggest scandal to hit the media industry in living memory.  The daily revelations of phone hacking have revealed an entrenched culture of vultures.

Each day this week, there’s been a daily storm of shattering stories causing a news front dominated by the shameless Murdoch empire.

On a day that marks painful memories for the victims of the London 7/7 bomb attacks, news that the families were potentially phone hacked has marked a new low in the pursuit for ratings and sales.

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