Media Committee: Clears James Murdoch of Misleading Them
Executives Crone, Hinton, Myler Gave Misleading Testimony
On the specific point of misleading the DCMS committee James Murdoch is cleared. The report, on the basis of party political split vote, does however claim that Rupert Murdoch is “not a fit person” to exercise stewardship of a major international company and that James Murdoch showed “wilful ignorance” of the extent of phone hacking during 2009 and 2010. Tory members of the committee are basically saying Watson went over the top and they could not give unanimous backing to the report.
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