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Posts Tagged ‘Tom Crone’

UK Panel: Rupert Murdoch is ‘Not Fit’ to Run Media Empire

The months of phone hacking investigations have concluded, and the result is this: Rupert Murdoch has done a lot of bad things. And that’s just us being nice. The report gathered by the British panel had a lot worse language in it.

Some choice cuts, according to The Guardian and The New York Times:

  • “On the basis of the facts and evidence before the committee, we conclude that, if at all relevant times Rupert Murdoch did not take steps to become fully informed about phone hacking, he turned a blind eye and exhibited willful blindness to what was going on in his companies and publications”

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Two Former News International Employees Accuse James Murdoch of Lying

This scandal just keeps getting bigger and bigger. The latest: According to Reuters, two former News International employees have accused James Murdoch of lying in his testimony to Parliament. Colin Myler, a former editor at News of The World, and Tom Crone, a former lawyer for News International, issued the following statement:

Just by way of clarification relating to Tuesday’s CMS Select Committee hearing, we would like to point out that James Murdoch’s recollection of what he was told when agreeing to settle the Gordon Taylor litigation was mistaken.

In fact, we did inform him of the ‘for Neville’ email which had been produced to us by Gordon Taylor’s lawyers.

The Guardian, on which email Myler and Crone are referring to:

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