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UK PM`s ex-media chief Coulson jailed for Murdoch tabloid hacking

Reuters | Last Updated: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 15:23

London: British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.

Coulson, editor of the now defunct News of the World newspaper from 2003-2007, was convicted last week of conspiracy to illegally intercept voicemails on mobile phones following a high-profile eight-month trial at London`s Old Bailey court.

First Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 15:23
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