THE WICKED – Police now believe that News of the World phone hacking extended to some 5,800 people – London police have said that 40 people have been arrested through three police investigations in relation to illegal news gathering practices (including five recent arrests at the Sun newspaper) – NOTW, a 168-year old tabloid, was dramatically closed in 2011 – The Murdochs, arguably the world’s most influential media family, were hauled in front of an inquiry and uncomfortably faced an interrogation into the tabloid’s misdeeds This is the continuing fall-out of one of the world’s most astonishing journalism scandals. When the Fourth Estate is denigrated by the exceedingly unethical (if one can scale unethical behaviour) or by criminal behaviour, the world takes notice. Over…