Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton has resigned. He is the latest casualty of the phone hacking and police bribe scandal that has engulfed parent company News Corp. For more, Michele Norris talks to NPR's David Folkenflik.
The latest domino in the News Corp. phone hacking scandal has fallen on this side of the pond: Les Hinton, CEO of Dow Jones and Co., which publishes The Wall Street Journal, told the paper that he is resigning. The AP has confirmed the news with Dow Jones.
Hinton was the head of News International, which oversaw the News Of World, when the phone hacking allegations arose.
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