Below, a look at how the most recent turns in the phone hacking scandal—yesterday’s testimony to Parliament from Rupert and James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks, and the interruption in that testimony by a man with a foam pie—were treated on front pages of newspapers around the world. Photographically, the pie-throwing disturbance made many appearances, and text-wise, the word “humble” was frequently featured (“humble pie,” specifically, from the New York Daily News, the Guardian in London, the Irish Times of Dublin, and Durban, South Africa’s The Mercury).
Some of News Corps.’s papers gave the news front-page treatment…
….while other News Corp.-owned papers did not:
Here’s how the news looked in other papers today stateside…
Auckland, New Zealand
Prague, Czech Republic
Durban, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Santiago, Chile (below the fold: Rupert Murdoch; above the fold: Owen Wilson)
Nova Scotia, Canada
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.