News Corp. Is Still Paying Rebekah Brooks A Salary, Murdoch Tells Her To ‘Travel The World On Him For A Year’ | Beleaguered by News Corp.’s now-international phone-hacking scandal, News International former chief executive Rebekah Brooks resigned last month in disgrace. Sort of. According to the Telegraph, Brooks is still on the company payroll. “My understanding is that Rupert told her to travel the world on him for a year and then he will find a job for her when the scandal has died down,” said the Telegraph’s source. Both Brooks and News International declined to comment.