The stories about the apparent lack of knowledge by senior editorial executives at the Murdoch empire’s News of the World of how their paper obtained stories gets more remarkable by the day. It just stretches credibility beyond breaking point to think that editors did not know that the sources of the defamatory information they published were illegal phone taps. See The Guardian for the latest update on this extraordinary story of a news organisation without ethics.

Does News International take the British public for fools over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal?

Or are its executives engaged in a pathetic attempt at fooling their own proprietor, Rupert Murdoch?

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