Rupert Murdoch's future hangs in the balance as he prepares to face Commons grilling over phone hacking
Insiders say his performance before MPs will be 'closely scrutinised'
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Murdochs due to face politicians at 2.30pm and Rebekah Brooks at 3.30pm
By Richard Hartley-parkinson
Last updated at 11:01 AM on 19th July 2011
Rupert Murdoch’s future as the head of his own media empire was hanging in the balance today as he prepared to be grilled by MPs about the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed his company.
The 80-year-old boss of News Corp and his son James will appear before the Culture, Media and Sport select committee this afternoon.
Insiders at the company – owners of the News of the World which was forced to shut last week - today claimed tha
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