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Rupert Murdoch: ‘No’ I Don’t Feel Responsible

By Alex Seitz-Wald on July 19, 2011 at 10:52 am

"Rupert Murdoch: ‘No’ I Don’t Feel Responsible"


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Testifying before the British Parliament today about his company’s ongoing hacking scandal, News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch said he doesn’t feel responsible for his employees’ improper actions, pointing his finger instead at “the people that I trusted.” Asked by an MP, “Do you accept that ultimately, you are responsible for this whole fiasco?” Murdoch replied flatly, “No.” Watch it:

“I do not accept ultimate responsibility. I hold responsible the people that I trusted to run it and they people they trusted,” Murdoch said.

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