July 19, 2011
The whistleblower who exposed the News Of The World phone-hacking scandal, has been found dead.
Sean Hoare was a journalist at the shamed newspaper and claimed Editors knew what was happening, and encouraged reporters to do it.
He was found dead at his home near London.Police are treating it as unexplained, but not suspicious.
Hoare directly named his former Editor, Andy Coulson, for knowing about illegal hacking, which he denies.
RT talks to James Corbett, independent news website editor.