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Murdoch: Myler and Crone evidence 'contradictory'

James Murdoch denies having seen an incriminating email.

James Murdoch has denied claims he was shown an incriminating email in 2008 which suggested phone-hacking was widespread at the News of the World.

Former NoW editor Colin Myler and ex-News Group Newspapers legal chief Tom Crone today told the culture select committee they had discussed the controversial "For Neville" email with Murdoch during a fifteen-minute meeting in 2008.

The email, which featured the transcript of a hacked message left on the mobile phone of Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor, appeared to implicate former NoW chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck in the phone-hacking scandal as well as the journalist who wrote it up.

Read more at the Press Gazette.