‘No top job’ for Murdoch

ELISABETH Murdoch has denied she wants to succeed her father Rupert as head of the News Corp media empire – and acknowledged her role in forcing out Rebekah Brooks over the phone hacking 

Speaking at the Edinburgh Television Festival, the 44-year old said: “I really harbour absolutely no ambition for a top job.”

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She also revealed that she had pressed for the resignation of Brooks, during talks on how to deal with the phone hacking affair which shook the Murdoch empire last year.