Rupert Murdoch says that any journalists who have been arrested or against whom allegations have been made are "on my staff until proven guilty."
He said that the "distress" caused to a number of families of journalists have caused him "a lot of pain."
News International bosses fell victim to a "cover-up" over the hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch told the Leveson Inquiry today.
Today's Leveson hearings focus on the relationship between David Cameron and Rupert Murdoch and the media boss' role in the hacking scandal.
Rupert Murdoch will answer questions on the phone-hacking scandal at the Leveson Inquiry today.