Murdoch Son Called Back to Parliament

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James Murdoch, News Corp.'s chairman for Europe and Asia, center, arrives at the offices of News International, a News Corp. subsidiary, at Wapping in London, U.K., on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. News Corp. will review all editorial expenditure at its Australian operations over the past three years to check whether payments to contributors and other third parties were for legitimate services.

James Murdoch is headed back to Parliament. British M.P.s on Tuesday voted to bring the News Corp. heir back for questioning after former News of the World staffers implicated him in the phone-hacking scandal. At question is an email that reportedly suggests that hacking was widespread at the now-defunct newspaper; the paper’s former editor claims that Murdoch was aware of it, but Murdoch denies it. Meanwhile, the News of the World’s former publisher has revealed the discovery of “many tens of thousands” of new documents in the case that could further implicate the Murdoch clan.