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News International journalists say that embattled executive Rebekah Brooks has resigned.
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.
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'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.
Rupert Murdoch is defending News Corp.'s handling of a U.K. newspaper scandal, saying his media company will recover from any damages wrought by phone-hacking and police bribery allegations.
Rupert and James Murdoch said Thursday they planned to appear before a parliamentary committee investigating Britain's phone-hacking scandal — a sudden U-turn after an extraordinary rebuff of lawmakers seeking to question them.
Rupert Murdoch and his son James first refused, then agreed Thursday to appear before U.K. lawmakers investigating phone hacking and police bribery, while in the U.S., the FBI opened an investigation into allegations the Murdoch media empire sought to hack into the phones of Sept. 11 victims.
Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch caved in to pressure from Britain's Parliament Thursday as he and his son James first refused, then agreed, to appear next week before lawmakers investigating phone hacking and bribery by employees of their British newspaper empire.
The scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's media empire isn't just about hacking phones. It's about police and the press _ and illegal payments for hot tips.