News International CEO Rebekah Brooks

News International CEO Rebekah Brooks

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News International chief executive officer Rebekah Brooks leaves the office of The News of The World in London on July 7. Brooks was editor of the News of the World in 2002 when a private detective working for the newspaper allegedly deleted messages from the voice mail of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler, later found murdered.