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Last Editor at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World Sentenced to Probation in Phone Hacking Scandal

Ex-features editor Jules Stenson given four-month suspended sentence and 200 hours community service

The last journalist of Rupert Murdoch’s fallen News of the World was sentenced Monday for conspiring to hack phones.

Ex-features editor Jules Stenson was given a four-month suspended sentence and 200 hours of community service after pleading guilty.

Nine staffers were convicted of hacking since the July 2011 revelation that Murdoch’s tabloid had hacked into the voicemails of a teenage murder victim. Murdoch shuttered the newspaper and cooperated with police, calling the charges “deplorable and unacceptable.”

The most high-profile conviction was Andy Coulson, a former editor who previously served as Prime Minister David Cameron’s communications chief. Coulson was sentenced to 18 months in prison.