News International executive James Murdoch testified at a parliamentary hearing that he was unaware of a wider problem of cell phone hacking until a lawsuit in 2010. Warren Allott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Princeton University professor Dr. Cornel West, right, talks to television and radio personality Tavis Smiley during the State of Black Union 2005 conference at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga. Activists West and Smiley are planning a 15-city "Poverty Tour" to bring attention to the needy and to what they say are the failings of President Barack Obama. Erik S. Lesser/AP hide caption

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In this image from video provided by ABC News, Nafissatou Diallo, the alleged victim in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn assault case, speaks during an interview with Robin Roberts. Diallo told the network she never wanted to be in the public eye but had no choice, amid questions about her credibility. ABC News/AP hide caption

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The News Corp.-owned Wall Street Journal blasted critics for double standards and insisted that the phone-tapping scandal in Britain should not tarnish all of Rupert Murdoch's media empire. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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