UK Parliament Asks Murdoch To Answer Hacking Claims

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT) -- British lawmakers called Tuesday for News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, his son and another executive to appear before a parliamentary committee and answer questions about the widening phone-hacking scandal that has rocked the media mogul’s publishing empire.

The House of Commons' Culture, Media and Sport Committee summoned Murdoch; his son James Murdoch, who heads News Corp. in Europe and Asia; and News International CEO Rebekah Brooks to testify next week about allegations that reporters for the News of the World tabloid hacked into the cellphones of...
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