Despite the fallout of the phone hacking scandal, the first part of which reached a dénouement earlier this week with a guilty charge for former News of the World executive Andy Coulson, Rupert Murdoch appears to be more powerful than ever with his global net worth having increased considerably over the past few years.
On Wednesday’s Newsnight, MP Tom Watson, the politician most involved with the exposition of phone hacking within the Murdoch empire, and journalist Felix Salmon discuss whether the scandal has had an impact of the Murdoch’s businesses, and whether the ageing proprietor could be exposed to future police investigations.
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