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Two Journalists From Murdoch’s Sun Attempted Suicide

LONDON - JUNE 21: Chairman of News Corporation Rupert Murdoch listens during The Times CEO summit at the Savoy Hotel on June 21, 2011 in London, England. The summit included News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch, chief executives of Goldman Sachs, Santander and Vodafone and Labour Leader Ed Miliband. (Photo by Ben Gurr - WPA Pool/ Getty Images)
Photo: WPA Pool/2011 Getty Images

Following eleven arrests at Rupert Murdoch’s British tabloid The Sun, and the release of a new Sunday edition, two senior journalists at the paper have reportedly tried to take their own lives, according to Reuters. Both are in the hospital, the Financial Times reports, with News International handling costs. Reuters says the British publishing unit “has increased the level of psychiatric help available to employees to help them cope,” while sources say other Sun journalists appear “terribly stressed” with many “on the edge.”

Two Journalists From The Sun Attempted Suicide