Murdoch: Journalists are 'on my staff until proven guilty'

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."

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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.