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Hacking Scandal Hits Mirror

Ex-employee claims practice was standard a decade ago

(Newser) - Rupert Murdoch's empire might not have been the only media out there with a fondness for hacking phones: As the AP reports, Britain's lefty tab the Mirror is the latest fishrag on the dartboard in the spreading scandal. "It was seen as a bit of a wheeze,... More »

Afghan Blast Kills UK Journo, US Marine

Mirror correspondent Rupert Hamer slain, photographer wounded

(Newser) - A roadside bomb blast in southern Afghanistan yesterday killed the Sunday Mirror's defense correspondent and an American Marine. Rupert Hamer, 39, was the first UK journalist killed while covering the war in Afghanistan. "He was a gregarious figure ,a wonderful friend who was hugely popular with his colleagues,"... More »

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