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Spin Doctor Spin Thyself

The Met Police spinner-in-chief Is getting a fair bit of grief He was given the sack For employing a hack And may now be in need of a brief. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/mar/29/dick-fedorcio-resigns-metropolitan-police [Corrections and Clarifications]: O followers do bear in mind Dick … Continue reading

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John Yates’s Pricey Dates

An adviser to cops in Bahrain Has admitted accepting champagne From his newspaper mates But it’s OK as Yates Can perceive no reciprocal gain. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/press/leveson-inquiry-john-yates-faces-champagne-quiz-7467906.html

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Murdoch Most Foul

A News International boss, James Made rather improbable claims That he hadn’t a clue What his journalists do & now his career’s up in flames. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2108198/James-Murdoch-quits-boss-News-International-latest-blow-scandal-hit-publishers.html

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Money for Old Phone-hacking

John Jude George Sadie & Ash/And others are all to get cash/From Murdoch & Co/Whose rags stooped so low/As to hack phones pursuing a splash. http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/rupert-murdochs-media-company-agrees-to-pay-damages-to-19-high-profile-victims/2012/01/19/gIQAnxaDAQ_story.html

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Murdoch Mail Fail

James Murdoch now says that the trail/Behind the For Neville email/Was not one to follow/It sounds a bit hollow/In fact, #EpicEvidenceFail. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/aa9da71a-2651-11e1-9ed3-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1gY4hoBgd  

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Sex, Lies and Hacking

The inquiry into the media/Becomes by the day ever seedier/With celebs attacking/The sex lies & hacking/Behind all the stories you read ‘ere. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15868946#TWEET33416

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Knowing Him

Alan Partridge, whose name is in fact/Steve Coogan, says he has been hacked/Altho he resisted/The media’s twisted/Desire for a Faustian pact. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15842034

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Hyperactive in your Phones

A private detective called Glenn/Who hacked into phones now and then/Has shown the inquiry/An itemised diary/Of whom he did jobs for & when. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/nov/14/phone-hacking-ni-staff-glenn-mulcaire

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James and the Giant Porky

A senior Murdoch called James/Is making preposterous claims/The idea he thought a/Rogue one-off reporter/Was hacking got shot down in flames. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/nov/10/james-murdoch-myler-crone?newsfeed=true

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Dominatrix effect

Dominatrix Natalie Rowe/Says #Osborne did coke years ago/But Coulson was nice/& on George’s advice/He was hired (not of course quid pro quo). (tweeted 12/9/11) http://news.scotsman.com/uk/Coulson-39was-behind-spin-over.6835352.jp

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