The head of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch, and his son James, CEO of News International, are currently appearing before the British parliament in London to discuss the rapidly unspooling phone hacking scandal centered at their now-shuttered News of the World tabloid. While James began with a prepared statement, Rupert interrupted. "I would just like to say one sentence," he said. "This is the most humble day of my life."
Rupert, with his wife in pink behind him, was the first to receive questions and he slapped at the table while professing to know very little about the work of the 53,000 employees he boasted signing the checks for. "At what point did you discover that criminality was endemic" at News Corp., Labour Party member Tom Watson asked. "Endemic is a very hard... is a very wide-ranging word," Rupert responded.
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