A protester who thrust a foam pie into the face of Rupert Murdoch as the media mogul answered lawmakers’ questions on phone hacking was sentenced to six weeks in jail by a British court on Tuesday.
Jonathan May-Bowles, 26, a comedian who goes by the stage name of Jonnie Marbles, was jailed after pleading guilty to assaulting Murdoch as the media mogul was being questioned in a parliamentary hearing last month.
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