Billionaire Ted Turner said News Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Rupert Murdoch will probably have to leave the helm of his media
company after a phone-hacking scandal that began at one of its
New evidence of hacking at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World points to a
four-year coverup by the company and intensifies focus on Prime
Minister David Cameron’s judgment in hiring an ex-editor who may now
face criminal prosecution.
Prime Minister David Cameron, defending his integrity to parliament in
emergency session yesterday, said he regretted hiring a journalist at
the heart of a scandal that has rocked Britain’s press, police and
Rupert Murdoch, unperturbed by a shaving cream pie attack in Britain’s
Parliament, apologized yesterday for the phone hacking scandal that has
engulfed his empire but said he would not resign as he had himself been
let down by others.
News Corp Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch and his son James face
questions from parliament on Tuesday in a phone-hacking and corruption
scandal that has rocked Britain’s establishment right up to Prime
Minister David Cameron.