The Afternoon Ticker: Leveson, Behar, Damon

By Alex Weprin 

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  • The Leveson Report, which focuses on the British press in the wake of the phone hacking scandal, has been released. News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch and CNN host Piers Morgan are among those mentioned. The Guardian has the highlights (or lowlights, if you prefer).
  • Current TV’s Joy Behar will host a benefit event for the victims of Hurricane Sandy Friday, December 14. Current TV founder Al Gore and comedian Andy Borowitz are among those that will appear. The benefit will air on Current.
  • CNN’s Arwa Damon is returning to Syria to report on the ongoing battle between rebel fighters and government forces there. It will Damon’s second trip to Syria this year. Her latest report is here.