[Article background: this is another in the series of phone hacking articles the Judiciary Report has published, regarding a scandal I broke first in October 2005, via a police complaint I filed with the Metropolitan Police in London, England. 60 people have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police since the time I filed the complaint. However, the Murdochs and other key conspirators remain free and the FBI has not arrested anyone, though the crimes began and continue in News Corp's New York headquarters]
One of News Corp's former top executives, Rebekah Brooks, has been formally charged in court proceedings with phone hacking. News Corp CEO, Rupert Murdoch, has been strangely silent on the matter, which can't inspire confidence in his employees, as Brooks was one of his favored executives (for adulterous reasons).
Andy Coulson, a former News Corp employee, ahs also been charged twice in the case