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MPs' phone hacking report: Rupert Murdoch not 'fit person' to run News Corp

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The report says: “On the basis of the facts and evidence before the committee, we conclude that, if at all relevant times Rupert Murdoch did not take steps to become fully informed about phone-hacking, he turned a blind eye and exhibited wilful blindness to what was going on in his companies and publications.


“This culture, we consider, permeated from the top throughout the organisation and speaks volumes about the lack of effective corporate governance at News Corporation and News International.


“We conclude, therefore, that Rupert Murdoch is not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company.”

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It is claimed that it is a very partisan report and the Tory members of the committee refused to sign the report.


"Its report has concluded that Mr Murdoch exhibited "wilful blindness" to what was going on in his media empire.


But the committee was split six to four with Tory members refusing to endorse the report and branding it "partisan".


Conservative Louise Mensch said it was carried on "political lines" - with Labour and Lib Dem members backing it - and called it "a real great shame" that the report's credibility had potentially been "damaged" as a result."




So there you have it, the report has no credibility, don't believe what you read in the paper or see on TV.

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Most of the MP's themselves aren't fit to run a bath, so I'll take their recommendations with a pinch of salt.


They weren't so circumspect when they were cuddling up to him before the phone hacking came to light were they? The self-serving hypocrites.

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