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Sep 5, 2016

Tele’s Phil Rothfield cleared after Eddie Hayson revelations

News Corp finds no evidence of Rothfield "compromised the integrity of his reporting", Michael Miller says.

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An internal News Corp investigation has cleared veteran sports hack Phil “Buzz” Rothfield of wrongdoing, five weeks after the Fairfax story that controversial gambler and former brothel owner Eddie Hayson had made payments to a TAB account held by Rothfield. A returned but chastened Rothfield said in his column on Sunday that he would no longer be punting with Hayson, acknowledging the relationship put “me and my editors in a difficult position”.

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4 thoughts on “Tele’s Phil Rothfield cleared after Eddie Hayson revelations

  1. paddy

    “An internal News Corp investigation has cleared veteran sports hack Phil “Buzz” Rothfield of wrongdoing”
    LOL Comedy gold.

  2. Jack Robertson

    ” “I’ve known him for 10 years, and we are mates, and mates always have a [unintelligible] together,” Rothfield said…”

    At this point the Internal News Corps Investigation made its excuses and left.

  3. AR

    Honour among whoremongers?

  4. MAC TEZ

    This whole affair could well see a change of culture at News Corpse because up until now most of the folk there thought “Integrity” was a deodorant .