Wednesday, December 14, 2011
James Murdoch has denied knowing about the extent of the phone hacking culture at the News of the World, despite having received an email and its forwarded chain from one of the tabloid's editors disclosing the practice in June of 2008. Mr. Murdoch replied to the email almost immediately offering to discuss the email's contents. He has now told members of Parliament that he did not read the entire email and chain, just the header. More here from the Guardian.