Murdoch: 'I failed'

Rupert Murdoch was asked why he didn't find out about the extent of the phone hacking happening at the News of the World.

"I have to say I failed," he said, delighting headline writers everywhere. "I'm very sorry about it."

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Murdoch: phone hack 'cover up'

Rupert Murdoch has blamed a cover up at the News of the World for his failure to act earlier. According to Mr Murdoch, a lawyer at the paper concealed the extent of phone hacking.