Journalists at Britain's Sun newspaper paid large sums of cash to corrupt public officials,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Journalists at Britain's Sun newspaper paid large sums of cash to corrupt public officials, aware the practice was criminal, a press ethics inquiry hears. The disclosure could damage News Corp. (NWSA +0.5%) if it gives ammunition to the FBI and other U.S. agencies that have stepped up their hunt for signs of illegality at Rupert Murdoch's media empire. (also)