When a big scandal breaks there are always those intriguing characters on the margins. The Rupert Murdoch scandal is as big as we’ve had for a while, and Gregory Miskiw is one of those characters.

He’s a former news editor at Murdoch’s News of the World, the Sunday tabloid Murdoch shut down after it was learned the paper had been hacking cell telephones, including, in 2002, the voicemail of Milly Dowler, a murdered schoolgirl.