Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Murdoch scandal: Tweets and photos from Parliament hearing

Rupert Murdoch (R) touching his son James's arm as they give evidence to a Parliamentary Select Committee on the phone hacking scandal. ( PARBUL/AFP/Getty Images) (PARBUL - AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
In a rare public inquiry, News Corporation chief and media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son James are testifying before Parliament. The testimony comes amid a growing media scandal, one that has included the shuttering of the News of the World tabloid and that may end somewhere within the highest ranks of Britain’s government. So far, the elder Murdoch has denied responsibility.

Post media reporter Paul Farhi is live blogging the parliamentary hearing now. At the live blog, you can watch live video and read updates in real time. This post rounds up photos and the social media conversation unfolding around the Murdochs’s testimonies. View a Storify of updates after the jump:

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