News of the World’s “legal officer” and “editor” are disputing James Murdoch’s testimony before
the British Parliament last week. Tom Crone and Colin Myler have said Murdoch knew about the phone hackings, as they told James Murdoch about an email containing transcripts of hacked voicemails. Murdoch denies it, saying he was only aware of “key facts and evidence” last December, even though he approved a “large payout” to someone involved in the email. Crone and Myler say Murdoch is “mistaken.” There have been no accusations of lying or “mistakes” against James Murdoch’s father, Rupert Murdoch. Read the full story here.