"One reporter was told by his editor that “Rupert ordered” a look into the connections between then-governor David Paterson and the lobbying activities of his father, Basil Paterson, according to a Post insider. It was, in fairness, a sound story to investigate, but there was an implied understanding that the reporter should turn up something, since his editor felt the need to mention where the idea came from."

— from my story this week. (via azipaybarah)

"Manhattan, after the Murdochs" - a new illustration by Trenton Duerksen for Capital New York. Click here for a larger version.

"Manhattan, after the Murdochs" - a new illustration by Trenton Duerksen for Capital New York. Click here for a larger version.

- Tom McGeveran

Live video of the Murdoch/phone hacking hearings, via Britain’s Channel 4 News.

"Are you investigating 9/11 victim phone hackings?

Rupert Murdoch: We have no evidence of that. I cannot believe any of that happened."

@AntDeRosa live tweeting Parliamentary Hearings on News Corp. phone hacking scandal.  (via brooklynmutt)