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New Washington Post CEO accused of Murdoch tabloid hacking cover-up

Will Lewis, the next publisher and CEO of the Washington Post and formerly with the Wall Street Journal, is accused in court of helping to lead a cover-up of scandals at Rupert Murdoch's tabloids.

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David Folkenflik was described by Geraldo Rivera of Fox News as "a really weak-kneed, backstabbing, sweaty-palmed reporter." Others have been kinder. The Columbia Journalism Review, for example, once gave him a "laurel" for reporting that immediately led the U.S. military to institute safety measures for journalists in Baghdad.