Murdochs

The Murdochs are not done for yet

Despite the growing phone-hacking scandal, our readers reckon that the Murdochs will cling to power at News Corp.
Rupert Murdoch's wife defends him against a pie attack in parliament AFP

Our readers predicted in last week’s web poll that News Corp will survive Britain’s phone-hacking scandal intact a bold call, particularly as the situation continues to develop and fresh allegations emerge.

The Murdochs themselves seem particularly vulnerable after the resignation of several senior executives and even the Metropolitan police commissioner, who quit over his links to former editors at the News of the World, the newspaper at the centre of the scandal.

Rupert is chief executive of News Corp, the company he founded in Adelaide in...

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