News Corp. Has Had About Enough of Apologizing

Rupert Murdoch leaves after attending the Dame Elisabeth Murdoch public memorial at St Paul's Cathedral on December 18, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. Dame Murdoch passed away on December 5th, aged 103.
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As Rupert Murdoch’s company continues to settle phone-hacking cases out of court, it’s opting to shut down the voluntary compensation scheme it was using as a “speedy, cost effective alternative to litigation” for victims. While additional civil claims are still a possibility, more than a year of paying out damages with little resistance is all Murdoch can muster. Speak now or forever hold your peace.