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News Corp backs Murdoch

The News Corporation board of directors has issued unanimous statement of support for chairman Rupert Murdoch, after a report by MPs into phone hacking said he was "not a fit person" to run a major international company.

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Murdoch: Difficult to read report's findings

In a letter, allegedly from Rupert Murdoch to Dow Jones employees, the News Corporation boss says: "I recognise that for all of us – myself in particular – it is difficult to read many of the report’s findings.

"But we have done the most difficult part, which has been to take a long, hard and honest look at our past mistakes."

The full letter can be read here.

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