July 14, 2011

Brit Hacking Scandal Who's (Using) Who: Cameron – Dowlers BFFs?

If you read the news accounts from an extraordinary day, it sounds like the Dowlers got everything they could have asked for in terms of a robust inquiry into the blatant hacking of their daughter’s phone, along with all the attendant apologies. From a visual standpoint, however, it looks like Cameron got what he wanted, also, which was a photo of himself and the family as BFF’s.

Really, giggles at tea?

(photo: STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images caption: British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) meets with the family of murdered British school girl Milly Dowler (from L-R) father Bob, mother Sally and sister Gemma, at his office in 10 Downing Street, in London, on July 13, 2011. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. on Wednesday withdrew its bid for British pay TV giant BSkyB in the wake of a growing scandal over newspaper phone-hacking linked to the US-based media empire.)

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