Monday, November 20, 2006
Rupert Murdoch, head of News Corp., the parent company of Fox News and ReganBooks, has announced that the deal to publish O.J. Simpson's book If I Did It and the accompanying interview on Fox is off. Murdoch said the project was "ill-considered" and that "[w]e are sorry for any pain that his has caused the families of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson." Read more here. A good many Fox television affliates had said they had no plans to carry the Simpson interview, scheduled for the last week in November.