Rupert Murdoch gives away more than planned at Leveson inquiry | Media | The Guardian
Margaret is very keen on preserving your position. She knows how much she depends on your support. Likewise, you depend on her.” Murdoch produced his standard denial – “I didn’t expect any help from her, nor did I ask for any” – and then found himself accepting that, while the Sun supported her, she had delivered a series of decisions which looked really very helpful indeed, including allowing him to buy the Times and the Sunday Times without referring his bid to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission. She also exempted BSkyB from the regulations in the 1990 Broadcasting Act.