03/01/2015 10:58 pm ET

News Corp. Set To Rehire Rebekah Brooks, Acquitted Executive

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Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s media holdings in Britain, acquitted last year on charges related to the phone hacking scandal, is likely to return to News Corporation to focus on new avenues for digital and social media, people familiar with the company’s plans said.

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