Murdoch descends on UK as tabloid scandal swirls

Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corporation, speaks at the dedication ceremony for the Newseum, a museum about journalism and the First Amendment, on opening day in Washington on Friday April 11, 2008. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

July 10, 2011 11:21:59 AM PDT
With the last edition of Britain's News of the World tabloid in hand, Rupert Murdoch swooped into the U.K. on Sunday to face the growing phone-hacking scandal that prompted the paper's closure and threatens to derail a $19 billion broadcasting deal.