Former 'Sun' Editor Sues News Corp. Subsidiary for Wrongful Dismissal

Matt Nixson was fired in July

Matt Nixson, the former head of features for the British Sun newspaper, is suing the tabloid’s owner, News Group Newspapers, and four people who are investigating the phone hacking scandal on behalf of News Corp. for wrongful dismissal and breach of contract, the Guardian reported. Nixson was fired from the Sun last summer over allegations of “serious misconduct” and during his time as deputy features editor of News of the World, where he worked from 2005 to 2010.