The British prime minister is struggling to distance himself from News of the World (NotW), which cheered his rise and groomed his former chief spokesman, Andy Coulson.
Former editor of NotW, Coulson fled the paper for politics in 2007, working as a Conservative Party spokesman until the scandal forced him out this year.
She rose from NotW secretary to the head of Murdoch’s British newspaper empire. Now she’s fending off calls for her resignation—and her arrest.
Rupert Murdoch’s heir apparent at News Corp. and Rebekah Brooks’s boss, James may now face investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.