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The News Minute | January 15, 2015 | 5.30 pm IST

Five days after Aziz Ansari and J K Rowling strongly ridiculed his tweets about all Muslims being responsible for terrorist violence committed in the name of Islam, Rupert Murdoch has tried to explain his remarks.

On January 10, the head of NewsCorp, one of the largest, most powerful and most influential media companies in the world, Rupert Murdoch said that all Muslims must be held responsible for "jihadi cancer".

Read: Rupert Murdoch says Moslems must be held responsible for "jihadist cancer", gets flayed

Since then, he has been flayed by people who follow him on Twitter, and also many well-known names in the western world such as Aziz Ansari and author J K Rowling, whose responses went viral on the internet. 

Read: JK Rowling's 'perfect' response to Rupert Murdoch's "jihadist cancer" tweet?

Some time after this, it appears Rupert Murdoch felt the need to explain what he meant. Again, he took to twitter to respond:

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