Murdoch resignation was intended to 'sever link with News International'

The head of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee John Whittingdale said he is not surprised by James Murdoch's resignation. He said it was an attempt to "sever the link" between News International and BSkyB.

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James Murdoch quits BSkyB

James Murdoch has stepped down as chairman of BSkyB after months of pressure over the phone hacking scandal at News International. ITV News understands MPs examining the issue are split on whether he misled Parliament over his role.