Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

From the NY Times: News Corp’s ‘soft power’ in the U.S.

A must-read piece from the New York Times about the mutiple ways in which Rupert Murdoch’s empire wields power in America.

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UPDATE (and video): Phone hacking scandal: Murdoch’s empire coming undone?

For Rupert Murdoch, things are only getting worse.

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Mr. Murdoch, it’s the FBI on the line…

Things do not look good for Rupert.

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The Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal: it wasn’t just ‘News of the World’

Is Rupert Murdoch’s media empire just another criminal enterprise?

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Rupert Murdoch’s UK media empire in phone hacking scandal

More trouble for Rupert Murdoch, whose American media empire is under scrutiny over the Roger Ailes, Judith Regan scandal (with whiffs of possible indictment in the air.) This time, the trouble is with alleged hacking in the UK.

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Deal with the devil? Steve Jobs, Rupert Murdoch … and horror for Apple fans

Lots of Twitter buzz this weekend over an apparent deal between Steve Jobs, whose Apple products are the obsession with blue staters everywhere, and the Prince of Cable Darkness, Rupert Murdoch, whose Fox “News” dominates the cable news ratings, and … Continue reading

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Roger Ailes: fear and loathing in America

The New York Times’ profile of Fox News Channel’s Roger Ailes reveals that he’s one scary dude. Even the Murdochs seem to be afraid of him. Meanwhile, page two of the piece seems to reveal something else: Roger Ailes IS … Continue reading

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From the desk of: ‘No S–t, Sherlock’ … Murdoch’s Post out to ‘destroy Obama’

Well there’s a surprise. And now, there’ll even be discovery!

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What the Fox!!? Rupert Murdoch … (gulp) … apologizes

I guess if you want something done right … argh… you’ve got to do it yourself. Rupert Murdoch has personally apologized for that dead chimp cartoon. From today’s New York Post: As the Chairman of the New York Post, I … Continue reading

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The Post apologizes, in its own nasty little way, for ‘that cartoon’

Vanity Fair’s Michael Wolffe appears on “Countdown” for one of the more prescient interviews in recent memory. He opines that the increasingly liberal, pro-Obama News Corp head, Rupert Murdoch is not amused by the Chimp/stimulus cartoon, and that Col Allen, … Continue reading

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