'Post' Protects Murdoch, Editor

    SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 11: Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, and his wife Wendi Deng Murdoch attend Allen & Company's Sun Valley Conference on July 11, 2011 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Since 1983, the investment firm Allen & Company has annually hosted the media and technology conference which is usually attended by powerful media executives. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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    Rupert Murdoch has had his share of scrutiny recently thanks to an international phone hacking scandal. But now, it looks like the media mogul's conversations with New York Post editor Col Allan may also become public fodder. The Post is trying to keep Allan from having to divulge whether he and Murdoch discussed apologizing for a controversial cartoon that many believed depicted President Obama as a chimp. The issue has become central to a bias lawsuit brought against News Corp. by an employee who charges the Post's parent company harassed and discriminated against her because of her race.

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