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News Corp. Wisely Adds Board Member with Ties to Phone Hacking

News Corporation, in what can only be described as a brilliant move, has added former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe to its board. What makes this such a wise choice? Uribe’s close allies were once accused of illegal wiretapping. A round of applause, please, for News Corp.

According to Bloomberg News, Uribe’s former chief of staff, Bernardo Moreno, was arrested on phone hacking charges last year and Uribe’s ex head of intelligence, Maria del Pilar Hurtado, escaped to Panama (with the help of Uribe) to avoid similar charges.

Adam Isacson, an expert on Colombia in the Washington Office on Latin America, told Bloomberg, “When people talk about the dark side of Uribe, this is one of the main scandals that sullied his reputation.”

Notice Isacson said “one of the main scandals,” as in Uribe has been involved in more unethical situations than just the wiretapping. Brovo News Corp!

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.