Rupert Murdoch Issues Apology in News Corp. Scandal

The News of the World was in the business of holding others to account. It failed when it came to itself. We are sorry for the serious wrongdoing that occurred. We are deeply sorry for the hurt suffered by the individuals affected.”

— Rupert Murdoch

When it comes to apologies, News Corp. top dog Rupert Murdoch doesn’t give us much to work with. When his people crush a competitor or invade the privacy of some poor bloke, he stays focused on the next conquest, not on atoning for the excesses of past ones.

Rebekah Brooks has resigned as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's embattled British newspapers. She is the biggest casualty so far in the phone hacking scandal at a Sunday British tabloid.