#HACKGATE DAY 217: #Newscorp back on front pages as James Murdoch & Andy Coulson shown to have lied.
James Murdoch implicated directly in Gordon Taylor pay-off
Harbottle & Lewis testimony damns Newscorp version of emails letter
During the company’s settlement with Gordon Taylor, solicitor Mark Lewis was told “You are negotiating with Murdoch”. In his letter to the Culture, Media & Sport Committee, Mr Lewis says that he assumed this was James, and not Rupert. This blows away what was left of the younger Murdoch’s so-called evidence to the CM&S.
It seems unbelievable that just two months ago, the Government was considering Newscorp as the main BBC competitor in the UK; that deaf and blind Jeremy Hunt was quite happy to keep saying yes to their BSkyB takeover plans; and that David Cameron was oiling the wheels behind the scenes. Now an even deeper layer of untruth, subterfuge and amoral obstruction of the law has been laid before the public….in one tremendous rush that left the Wapping Liars reeling yesterday...continue reading