Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

Something’s happening here (updated)

[trying a different video that hopefully will embed] [This is one of my all-time favorite songs – play it while you read, because this is a little long.] On September 9, 2009, Sky News (until just recently, almost a shoe-in … Continue reading

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Hail Britannia

It must be so satisfying to live in England and see them all dropping like flies. All the delicious questions about what comes next: David Cameron? Les Hinton? I keep trying to think up ways in which Roger Ailes could … Continue reading

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Paging Nick Davies

Oh what a juicy story. Conservative prime minister gets elected with help from world’s most powerful news organization. Tabloid owned by world’s most powerful news organization hacks into celebrities’ phones to get stories, celebrities are bribed to keep quiet, story … Continue reading

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