The News of the World

Discuss this video without the 500 character limit at Some interesting videos on this include Steve Coogan versus Paul McMullan on Newsnight: Hugh Grant versus John Gaunt on Question Time: Tom Watson MP in the Commons: Chris Bryant MP in the Commons: The Guardian has been making the running on this one; all of its stories are at and some of the choicer ones that I’ve used in this video are at The News of the World’s leader that I mentioned: Timeline at Wikipedia: Also from Wikipedia, background to Operations Weeting and Elveden (phone-hacking and police corruption respectively): The Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s statement: More information on Milly Dowler: More information on the Hillsborough Disaster and particularly the Sun’s commentary: The quote at the beginning is from Sir Walter Scott’s Marmion, VI 17: “Oh what a tangled web we weave/when at first we practise to deceive!” The quote at the end is from Julius Caesar, I ii: “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings”



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