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|We may never have heard about the still-unfolding News Corporation phone hacking and bribery scandal were it not for "a Manchester lawyer, " a reporter for The Guardian and a few members of Parliament," who somehow managed to bring a feared global media giant to its knees.
FRONTLINE correspondent Lowell Bergman recounted how a few chance incidents sparked an international scandal on NPR's Fresh Air today. FRONTLINE's film on News Corporation, Murdoch's Scandal, airs Tuesday, March 27 (check your local listings).
Bergman also discussed what happened to some of those who took on News Corp., including Mark Lewis, the lawyer who would ultimately represent more than 80 victims of phone hacking:
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