Fifth article in our series on the Paparazzi/Gossip Industry.
The family of Milly Dowler has received an apology from Rupert Murdoch himself. In 2011, News of the World was shut down due to a phone hacking scandal. Why?Journalist of the paper hacked into the voice mail messages of Milly Dowler a 13 year old abducted in 2002. Levi Bellfield was convicted of murdering Dowler in 2011.
The family said they considered the paper to be a “friend” to them. The voice mail messages were hacked into and then deleted once the voice mail became full. The Prime Minister has launched an investigation into the hacking and also the ethics of the press.
What do you think can be done to restore the public’s faith in journalism?
Also see: Advances in Paparazzi Technology