This proclamation (above) from Rupert Murdoch was issued on the 10th of February.
The columnists at The Australian knew exactly what that meant. This tiny screen grab (below) from The Australian was posted 12th of February.
'The British hacking scandal is the ultimate expression of
Murdoch-culture run amok: corruption in the Fourth Estate as dangerous
to democracy as the worst excesses of heads of state.'
"... became, at the highest level, a thoroughly criminal enterprise."