As the News of the World phone hacking scandal broadens, more people are getting swept up in the controversy. Here's a guide to 7 key figures.
Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid to takeover British Sky Broadcasting as political and public outrage over the phone-hacking scandal involving his tabloids soars.
While the phone hacking scandal that led News of the World to shut its doors embroils Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour leader Ed Miliband has seized the political - and moral - high ground.
Michael Wolff, author of a 2008 Murdoch biography, says the hacking scandal could take down Rupert Murdoch's son James and perhaps Les Hinton, one of Murdoch's longest-serving lieutenants.
Chairman of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch (r.), and his son James Murdoch, chief executive of News Corporation Europe and Asia, arrive at his residence in London on July 10. Mr. Murdoch's newspaper News of the World ceased publication on July 10, accused of hacking into the mobile phones of crime victims, celebrities, and politicians.