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This is now we are awaiting comments from UK prime minister David camera and on the report released in the phone hacking scandal.
Greg -- -- joins us now live on that from London -- And Martha we just heard the words from the author of that report lord justice -- and and they are very strong.
And no one instance he said that some odd behavior by the media here in the UK was how rages his word.
The probe was triggered by that scandal you mentioned involving illegal hacking into the phones of celebrities royals regular people.
At the now closed news of the world and other newspapers -- the world newspapers run by our parent company News Corp.
That led to this sixteen month long probe involving some 170 witnesses.
Including News Corp.
chairman Rupert Murdoch looked at all sorts of issues including the relationship between the press and politicians.
Now again lord love us and was thirteen damming of the media in general in his words he said that at times it had quote -- -- in the lives of normal people at times acted of its own code and is at its own cold it's -- code of conduct did not exist.
He is now calling for a new genuinely independent self regulatory body.
Not influenced by the industry or government has worked and backed critically by new laws.
He didn't challenge the integrity the police but he said the police did act.
Wrongly at some times and -- for politicians.
And their relationship with the press he said that they did not act.
At times in the public interest now coincidentally in court today.
Here in London.
Two former executives of news -- newspaper division here news international Andy Coulson and Rebecca -- they're facing charges of alleged corrupt payments to officials some eighty people have been arrested so far.
In this scandal again.
Martha these are just opinions these are recommendations -- they come after that lengthy study and they come from a very authoritative source but again.
We are waiting to hear what prime minister Cameron says and other politicians.
And then we need to hear what they're gonna do this we've got to believe there's going to be some very strong opinions on both sides.
Getting at the very core of a lot of important issues including the freedom of speech.
What the government.
Has to say about and Greg thank you how hot and -- it's.
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