July 7, 2011 by staff
Rupert Murdoch, As ministers, parliamentarians and administrators of the media were quick to deal with the phone hacking scandal in Britain, advertisers and a charity leader distanced themselves from the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid in the center of the controversy, News of the World ‘.
Rejection greater public scandal today, the sixth anniversary of the July 7 London bombings, when it was revealed that mobile phones of the victims were also hacked by a private investigator commissioned by the newspaper information to be used in the stories.
News of the World “is the largest selling British Sunday newspaper.
A growing number of companies have decided to suspend their ads to the tabloids, including Ford Opel, Mitsubishi, Cooperative, Lloyds, Virgin Holidays and Npower.
The Royal British Legion, a charity that provides aid and comfort to the community it serves and the former Service and their families, cut its partnerships with the campaign for the tabloids when it emerged that the victims of piracy includes phone relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Other companies, including all top 10 advertisers of the paper, reports that “review” the situation or pending the outcome of the police investigation.
The next Sunday edition of the tabloid is expected to be thin due to suspension of advertising for leading companies. Many of the advertisers in the tabloids, have been bombarded by messages through the media.
There have been calls for readers to boycott the News of the World, and even its sister publications, like the Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. However, experts believe that the owners of the tabloid media will be able to overcome the losses, with the possibility that much of the loss of income can only be diverted to sister publications, including The Sun.
After promising a public inquiry into the House of Commons yesterday, Prime Minister, David Cameron, today MPs consulted about the nature of public research. Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband Labour leader, in favor of an investigation headed by a judge with power to call evidence and examine witnesses under oath.
London Mayor Boris Johnson, who is said to be one of the victims of piracy telephone, told the BBC: “I certainly think there should be an investigation directed by the judge and think it should be immediately think that there should be no barriers. Get the editors, owners and we will get to hear exactly what’s been happening. “
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