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News Corporation: Allegations of Phone Hacking
Griffiths, B., Murphy, P., and O’Rourke, J. S. (Editor)
February 12, 2018
Strategy & General Management
news, news corporation, crisis, Communications, scandal
By July 2011, News Corporation and one of its UK newspapers, News of the World, faced mounting pressure over revelations that it hacked into cellphone voice mails of crime victims, war widows, celebrities, government officials, and even members of the Royal Family. This case examines the events leading up to the peak of the crisis, as well as the communications that News Corporation undertook to address stakeholder concerns throughout the emergence and escalation of the scandal.