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Getting "Monstered" By the Murdoch Tabloids

  • Aired: 03/27/2012
  • 04:33
  • Rating: NR
In 2003, British Member of Parliament Chris Bryantbegan investigating whether News International tabloids paid off police. Six months later, he found his private life splashed in the headlines. "They hacked my phone," Bryant tells FRONTLINE, "and they ran some pretty hideous stories about my sexuality."
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Getting "Monstered" By the Murdoch Tabloids
Getting "Monstered" By the Murdoch Tabloids
A former MP takes on News Corp editors - and his private life is splashed in the headlines
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