- The investigation into whether reporters illegally paid police for information is running parallel to a police inquiry into phone hacking by Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World.
- Murdoch's media company agrees to pay damages to Jude Law, 35 other phone hacking victims
Jill Lawless, Associated Press / Huffington Post
British police searched the offices of Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers Saturday (Jan 28) after arresting a police officer and four current and former staff of his tabloid the Sun as part of an investigation into police bribery by journalists.
The arrests spread the scandal over tabloid wrongdoing — which has already caused the closure of one tabloid, the News of the World — to a second Murdoch newspaper.
Murdoch's media company agrees to pay damages to Jude Law, 35 other phone hacking victims, Jill Lawless, Associated Press / Canadian Business
- In a statement, Law said Murdoch's tabloids had been "prepared to do anything to sell their newspapers and to make money, irrespective of the impact it had on people's lives."
- Reporter: Tabloid agenda driven by sensationalism