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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 24, 2014

UK Phone-Hacking Trial: Brooks Cleared, Coulson Found Guilty

By Bill Chappell

Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, leaves the Central Criminal Court in London Tuesday, after being acquitted. Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking Tuesday.

Former News International leader Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all misconduct in a headline-grabbing trial revolving around tycoon Rupert Murdoch's British media empire. Andy Coulson, the former editor of News of the World, was found guilty of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 20, 2014

Analyzing Defamation Suit Against Newspaper Filed By Catholic Leader

By Jeff Bossert

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A defamation lawsuit filed by the headmaster of a Catholic boarding school against a Ford County newspaper has been allowed to go to trial. It stems from a letter to the editor in which he was incorrectly identified as the author.



Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - June 19, 2014

Lawmakers Work To Replace Illinois’ Eavesdropping Law

By Hannah Meisel

Since the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state's eavesdropping law in March, it's been legal to record audio of someone without asking permission, but legislators are working on a replacement.







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