|Text of advertisement that ran today in News Corp. newspapers|
the center of a story unfolding at an extremely rapid pace.
caused him to close down the News of the World tabloid a week ago, he has now
decided to cease trying to buy BskyB, a broadcast network.
ahead while controversy swirls around him.
The Australian-born media kingpin, whose holdings
include Fox News, The Sunday Times and the New York Post, has been invited to
attend a House of Commons Home Office Select Committee hearing along with two
News Corp. executives, his son James Murdoch and former News of the World
editor Rebekah Brooks.
of Parliament to hear directly what Murdoch and company decision-makers have to
say about the hacking allegations that have tarred the Times as well the rest
of Murdoch’s papers.
would have cast great suspicion on them, after all – so the even should have
plenty of drama.
accommodate everyone who wants to see it in person. I wonder what they’ll do.
as chief executive officer of News Corporation. This is a good step forward,
although this will definitely not clear up this giant mess that has been caused
by the stupid activities of Murdoch’s employees.
week, many MPs asked the prime minister questions about the hacking scandal.
Metropolitan police will investigate the hacking claims and why it happened.
in terms of what journalists can and cannot do.
victims named in over 11,000 documents, officials said.
extend before it’s played out.
event like these hacking claims never happens again.
scandal should never be involved in the media again.
question of what Murdoch himself knew and what that might mean for one of the
world’s largest media companies.
Murdoch’s newspapers Sunday carried full-page advertisements that said “We are sorry.”
recognized that apologizing isn’t enough.
and to “make amends for the damage” that his company’s activities has caused.