30 Apr 2012

News Corp deal denied by Cameron

1:44 pm on 30 April 2012

The British Prime Minister has denied accusations his government made a deal with News Corporation to gain favourable coverage.

The ABC reports disquiet over David Cameron's involvement in the company's bid to buy BSkyB have been raised at the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics.

Mr Cameron admits he wanted the support of as many media chiefs as possible when he was the opposition leader, but nothing was ever promised in return.