2:25 p.m.: He said it was "part of the democratic process" for politicians to make their views known and added: "That's the game."
2:22 p.m.: Murdoch repeated that the idea he would use the influence of The Sun to gain political influence was a "myth."
2:18 p.m.: Murdoch said he "felt very strongly" about allegations that U.K. soldiers in Afghanistan were not being protected as well as those from the U.S., and that was the key tipping point for his disillusionment with the Labour Party. He argued that if he had been acting in commercial interests, he would have always backed the more pro-business Conservative Party.
2:15 p.m.: Murdoch denied discussing with Cameron the appointment of ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson as Cameron's head of communications. He also denied talking about regulator Ofcom or the BBC licence fee with Cameron. His son James has previously attacked the U.K.'s public broadcast network.
2:07 p.m.: Murdoch's relationship with Prime Minister David Cameron was under the spotlight when the inquiry resumed after lunch.The extent of Rebekah Brooks' connections was shown — her 2008 wedding not only had Murdoch in attendance, but also Blair, Brown, and Cameron, the last three British prime ministers.Page 3 of 9 | Prev Page | Next Page