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Topic - Clive Goodman
A former News of the World reporter who was convicted of phone hacking told a British court Wednesday that the tabloid's editor, Andy Coulson, authorized payments for the illegal eavesdropping.
A journalist on trial in Britain's phone hacking scandal testified Thursday that Princess Diana provided him with information on the royals, including a phone directory, as part of her feud with her estranged husband, Prince Charles.
Lawyers and former executives have cast fresh doubt on the denials made by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son James over Britain's phone-hacking scandal, raising the prospect that James Murdoch could be recalled for a new grilling by U.K. legislators.
A letter from former News of the World reporter Clive Goodman obtained by the Guardian says that phone hacking was widely discussed and expressly endorsed by senior journalists at the now-defunct tabloid.
Convicted phone hacker Clive Goodman warned more than four years ago that illegal eavesdropping was widely used at the News of the World and its senior journalists had approved the practice, according to a letter published by British lawmakers Tuesday.
Lawyers and former executives have cast fresh doubt on the denials made by Rupert and James Murdoch over Britain's phone hacking scandal, raising the prospect that the media tycoon's son could be recalled for a new grilling by U.K. legislators.
As Britain's most powerful Sunday newspaper crashes and burns, newsrooms across London are feeling the heat.
London police on Friday arrested Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor who also served as the prime minister's former communications chief, in relation to Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal.
Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief and an ex-royal reporter were arrested Friday in a phone hacking and police corruption scandal that has already toppled a major tabloid and rattled the cozy relationship between British politicians and the powerful Murdoch media empire.
Goodman said he was told he would be able to return to work after serving his prison sentence as long as he didn't implicate anyone else.
"Andy Coulson actually set up the payments to facilitate all this," Goodman said.