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: We deeply regret what took place

We certainly should have acted more quickly and aggressively to uncover wrongdoing. We deeply regret what took place and have taken our share of responsibility for not rectifying the situation sooner.

To that end, News Corporation continues to cooperate with all inquiries relating to voicemail interception and improper payments to public officials. Indeed, we have gone beyond what law enforcement authorities have asked of us, to ensure not only that we are incompliance with the law, but that we adhere to the highest ethical standards.

– Rupert Murdoch

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