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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Senator Rockefeller wants files on News International

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, who is Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, has requested for new information on News International after the Leveson Inquiry began to release large volumes of documents on the company's conduct.

Rockefeller, who has jurisdiction over media issues in the US, has raised questions about the extent of News Corp's phone hacking since last July when the allegations were reported in the US.

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