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Murdoch Apologizes For News Corp. Scandal

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch is facing another day of uncomfortable questions in London. The questions focus on the wiretapping activities of his now-defunct tabloid News of the World. This is a judicial inquiry into a scandal that has reached the highest levels of British government. And for the first time, Murdoch is apologizing for "not paying enough attention" to the unfolding scandal.
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Rupert Murdoch Defends Record At Ethics Inquiry

News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch appeared before the Leveson media inquiry on Wednesday.
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New Site Chronicles Greatest Investigative Reporting

Robert Siegel talks to Charles Lewis, a professor at the American University School of Communication, about an online multimedia project called "Investigating Power." The project records the work of former investigative reporters who are retired or now university professors throughout the nation. The goal is to make sure the techniques, sensibilities and editorial standards of the craft don't become hieroglyphics.
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He's 'Never Asked A Prime Minister For Anything,' Rupert Murdoch Says

An inquiry continues into the ethics of the British news media, and in particular the actions of some tabloids owned by Murdoch's News Corp.
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British Judicial Panel Questions Rupert Murdoch

In Britain Wednesday, media mogul Rupert Murdoch appears before a panel to testify about contacts with leading British politicians at a time when his News Corp. was trying to takeover broadcasting group BSkyB. On Tuesday, Murdoch's son appeared before the same panel.
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James Murdoch Grilled On News Corp.'s Standards

James Murdoch appeared on Tuesday before the U.K.'s Leveson inquiry, which is examining media practices. He and his father Rupert have to answer questions surrounding the phone-hacking scandal. In particular, the panel is examining the influence the world's most power media tycoon may have wielded through his political ties.

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