A Scandal Unfolds
Dzieza, Josh, Newsweek
Byline: Josh Dzieza
Rebekah Wade becomes editor of News of the World.
Wade becomes editor of The Sun. Her deputy, Andy Coulson, takes over NotW.
After NotW runs a story about Prince William's knee injury, royal staff members say the paper hacked their voice mail.
Private investigator Glenn Mulcaire and NotW royals editor Clive Goodman are jailed for six and four months, respectively.
Coulson hired as Conservative Party's director of commu-nications under David Cameron.
James Murdoch becomes chief executive of News Corp.'s European and Asian operations.
News Corp. pays more than $1 million to settle first hacking suit.
Wade becomes CEO of News International. Gordon Brown and -Cameron attend her wedding to Charlie Brooks.
The Guardian reports NotW hacking was more widespread than previously thought.
Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton says a company investigation found that hacking had been limited to Goodman.
A parliamentary committee says it's "inconceivable" that senior staff at the tabloid weren't aware of the hacking.
Cameron becomes prime minister and brings on Coulson as his media aide.
The New York Times reports that Coulson knew about hacking, and that Scotland Yard failed to pursue leads.
Jan. 21, 2011
Coulson resigns as Cameron's communications chief.
Jan. 26, 2011
Scotland Yard opens new investigation after Sienna Miller and others file suit against NotW.
The BBC reports that in 2006 a NotW executive had a detective hack into a former British Army intelligence officer's email. …