Who's Who in the News of the World Scandal

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David Cameron

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.




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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.




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Rebekah Brooks

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.




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James Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch’s heir apparent at News Corp. and Rebekah Brooks’s boss, James may now face investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.