Yesterday, the industry was shocked when Brooks, the former chief executive of Murdoch's News International, was arrested on suspicion of illegally intercepting phone calls and bribing the police. Soon after, Britain's top police official quit, saying "the ongoing speculation and accusations" against his department had made it difficult for him to do his job.
In the U.S., The New York Times has been leading the news charge. The Wall Street Journal is limping behind. And USA Today's Money section has another gripping, page-turner of a Q&A by Maria Bartiromo.
Related: the Poynter Institute recalls America’s phone-hacking scandal at The Cincinnati Enquirer.