Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Mudoch's News Corp. in Britain, was acquitted Tuesday of phone hacking, bribery, and other charges by a London jury after a seven-month trial.
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A covert recording from March seems to capture News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch suggesting that bribery is part of the Fleet Street culture.
The one-time deputy editor of News Corps' The Sun tabloid will be prosecuted on two criminal conspiracy counts in the U.K. for his role in approving bribes from reporters to public officials in return for confidential information.
The Wall Street Journal, owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., said it investigated allegations of bribery in China by its employees.
The U.K.'s Crown Prosecution Service said Tuesday that former News Corporation bosses Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks will be charged with bribing public officials.