July 21, 2011 A 2006 report spotlighted "blagging" — information obtained by private investigators who pretend to be someone they're not. Several U.K. news outlets used blaggers to get scoops.
July 20, 2011 The head slap seen 'round the world has some in the news media declaring that she did more than anyone else has to boost the News Corp. chief's image.
July 15, 2011 The News Corp. CEO apologizes for his newspapers' "serious wrongdoing" in the U.K. Investigators hired by the news outlets allegedly got private information about thousands of people, from the royal family to murder victims.
July 14, 2011 How does a journalist apologize for an error? Morning Edition guest David Cay Johnston set an example Wednesday with a sincere on air apology.
July 14, 2011 Reuters columnist David Cay Johnston says "there's no excuse" for the huge error he made Tuesday when he wrote that Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. had received billions of dollars in tax refunds, when in fact it had paid billions of dollars in taxes.