Murdoch Closes Scandal-Ridden 'News Of The World'

News & Features David Folkenflik · ·
James Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of News Corp. Europe and Asia, is driven away from the offices of News International in London on Thursday. Murdoch announced that the company is folding Britain's best-selling tabloid News of the World amid a phone-hacking scandal. The 168-year-old weekly newspaper will publish its last edition Sunday.