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July 18, 2011
Fallout from the News of the World scandal allegedly involving phone-hacking and police bribery grew Monday as Scotland Yard saw two high-level resignations within 24 hours and officials reported the death of an early whistle-blowers. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments with The Observer's Ned Temko in London.
It’s a conundrum. We in the news business are constantly justifying to ourselves why we cover the stories we cover, and why you should care.
It is the second part of that formula that confounds news decision makers on a daily basis. Because if you don’t care, you don’t watch. And we kind of like it when you watch.