Monday, July 18, 2011

#Hackgate: Brooks and Murdoch the questions that need answers

Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival - Rebekah Brooks (formerly Wade) with Rupert and James Murdoch
Rebekah Brooks with Rupert Murdoch and son James at Cheltenham races in March: the three face questions from the select committee this week. Photograph: Indigo/Getty Images
MPs on the culture, media and sport select committee are likely to follow two main tracks in their questioning on Tuesday of Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks: did you have knowledge of illegal activity; and are you now genuinely committed to exposing it? For the MPs, the task is not simply to ask questions, but to confront the witnesses with the evidence which is already available. Here are some possible more