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  • Murdoch apologizes to family of slain schoolgirl

    Rupert Murdoch's loyal lieutenant Rebekah Brooks resigned Friday as chief executive of his embattled British newspapers as the media titan personally apologized to a family at the center of the phone-hacking scandal roiling Britain.


  • WSJ publisher quits in phone-hacking scandal

    Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal's publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday as the once-defiant media mogul struggled to control an escalating phone hacking scandal, offering apologies to the public and the family of a murdered schoolgirl.


  • Humbled Murdoch says sorry as protege Brooks quits

    Rupert Murdoch's scandal-rocked empire retreated from defiance to contrition Friday as the media magnate accepted the resignation of his protege Rebekah Brooks, publicly apologized for his company's sins and met the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone was hacked by the News of the World tabloid.


  • ** FILE ** Les Hinton, then chief executive officer of Dow Jones & Co., is pictured in 2008 in his New York office. (Associated Press, File)

    WSJ publisher quits in phone-hacking scandal

    Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal's publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday as the once-defiant media mogul struggled to control an escalating phone hacking scandal, offering apologies to the public and the family of a murdered schoolgirl.


  • Rupert Murdoch (center) speaks to the media on Friday, July 15, 2011, after meeting with the parents and sister of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler in London. (Associated Press)

    Humbled Murdoch says sorry as protege Brooks quits

    Rupert Murdoch's scandal-rocked empire retreated from defiance to contrition Friday as the media magnate accepted the resignation of his protege Rebekah Brooks, publicly apologized for his company's sins and met the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone was hacked by the News of the World tabloid.


  • Amid scandal, Murdoch kills off News of the World

    The Murdoch media empire unexpectedly jettisoned the News of the World Thursday after a public backlash over the illegal guerrilla tactics it used to expose the rich, the famous and the royal and remain Britain's best-selling Sunday newspaper.


  • This is an undated Surrey Police handout photo of Milly Dowler made available July 4, 2011. (Associated Press/Surrey Police. Ho)

    Britain shocked by hacking into slain girl's phone

    Britain's long-running phone hacking scandal has taken a sickening twist, with claims that a tabloid newspaper hacked into the phone mail of an abducted teenage girl and may have hampered the police investigation into her disappearance.


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