Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., shown with chief executive Rebekah Brooks, has traveled to London in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal that has shaken his media empire. A pending deal to acquire full control of British Sky Broadcasting is threatened. (Associated Press)

Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., shown with chief executive Rebekah Brooks, has traveled to London in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal that has shaken his media empire. A pending deal to acquire full control of British Sky Broadcasting is threatened. (Associated Press)