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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Rules for Protecting Your Smart Phone

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Has your smart phone been stolen? Did you get it back? Either way, we've got your practical, realistic tips for protecting smart phones with a real-world tip sheet from Brian Lehrer Show listeners.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Phone Phreaks Exploding the Phone

Monday, March 04, 2013

Phil Lapsley describes the clandestine underground of “phone phreaks,” a misfit group of technophiles, blind teenagers, hippies, and outlaws figured out how to hack the world’s largest machine: the telephone system. In Exploding the Phone, he show how they turned the network into their electronic playground and gives an account of the explosion of telephone hacking in the counterculture, and the war between the phreaks, the phone company, and the FBI.

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The Takeaway

Rupert and James Murdoch to Testify at British Inquiry

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The father and son at the head of one of the world's most powerful media empires have a couple of rough days ahead of them. Both will give evidence at the British inquiry into media ethics. Under scrutiny are the illegal phone hacking by journalists at one of their newspapers and their links with members of the British establishment. Rob Watson from our partner the BBC has been watching proceedings in London.

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The Takeaway

The Murdochs Testify Before British Parliament

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

News Corporation founder Rupert Murdoch, his son James, and former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks were questioned for hours by British lawmakers yesterday morning. "Sorry" became the theme of the day, as the three apologized profusely for the phone hacking scandal, though Murdoch did say he was not aware it was taking place. Around noon, an attacker threw a pie at Murdoch. 

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The Takeaway

How the Media Has Covered the News Corp. Hacking Scandal

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

On Tuesday morning, Rupert and James Murdoch and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks testified in front of Parliament, and the world was watching. The questioning was the subject of widespread media coverage, and not just in the U.K. where the newspaper was sold. Here in the U.S., journalists have covered each dramatic development of the phone hacking scandal.

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WNYC News

Rupert Murdoch's Mea Culpa: I'm Humbled And I'm Sorry

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Read the text of a prepared statement by Rupert Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of News Corp., for the hearing Tuesday by the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee.:

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The Brian Lehrer Show

News Corp Hearings

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Listen to live coverage of the Murdochs' testimony to a parliamentary committee.Bob Hennelly, WNYC reporter, discusses the unfolding scandal in the UK over phone hacking at News of the World, the former News Corp tabloid.

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WNYC News

How I (Easily) Hacked Into Voice Mail

Monday, July 18, 2011

First, I hacked my own voice mail. Then, when colleagues came around to see, several volunteered their phones, too. The alleged phone hacking at the heart of the scandal at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid can be performed here in the U.S. — and easily.

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