Rupert Murdoch Sorry He Got Caught Talking Smack

Rupert Murdoch attends the 20th Century Fox And Fox Searchlight Pictures' Academy Award Nominees Celebration at Lure on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
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"I accept that I used the wrong adjectives to voice my frustration over the course of the police investigation," the News Corp. mogul wrote to the parliamentary committee investigating him, following the leak of a secret recording that reveals his behind-their-backs dismay. "Whilst I regret my choice of words in that highly emotional meeting, I care deeply about our employees and I was and am troubled by the effect of these events on them."