Thursday, November 10, 2011

#hackgate #leveson : James Murdoch What You Need To Know...

As News Corp deputy CEO James Murdoch prepares to make his second appearance before Parliament on Thursday, here's what you need to know about his testimony over the News Of The World phone hacking scandal.

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee announced in September that it would recall Murdoch over allegations that he misled the committee when he first testified with his father Rupert back in July. He is scheduled to appear early Thursday morning UK time.

The most damning allegations come from former NOTW legal manager Tom Crone and former editor Colin Myler, related to the time in 2008 when News Corp paid then-chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association Gordon Taylor a confidential six-figure out-of-court settlement. Taylor had sued NOTW for phone hackings that had taken place in more