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Britain / Tabloid Hacking Scandal / Murdoch #997967

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.


(London: Jeffrey Kofman) The drama in Britain as 80-year-old media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his son, James, answered questions from politicians about the tabloid phone hacking scandal featured; scenes shown of a "comic" trying to hit Rupert with a shaving cream pie; details given about the personal and business backgrounds of the Murdochs and Rupert's third wife Wendi Deng† and the Murdochs' denial of the criminality in the corporation. [R. MURDOCH - says it is a humble day: that people betrayed the company and me.] [J. MURDOCH - comments on the allegations.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The rise of stock in the News Corp. during the day shown.

Sawyer, Diane

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