Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

The Times of London Cartoonist Gets it Wrong about Phone Hacking

Sometimes, it’s right and proper to point out the absurdity of someone’s vehemence regarding a perceived outrage by comparing it to something outrageous to a greater degree. Sometimes it is neither right or proper. Setting aside whether or not it … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Rupert Murdoch!

You just hit a game winning RBI! Oh wait, that’s not it. If a pie in the face is to be a good thing, I guess the context is important.. I’m sure Rupert would rather be circling the bases at … Continue reading

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A Time to Pause: Murdoch on the Cover

On page 3 is a lingerie ad… So the fallout from the News of the World scandal appears to be going strong still, as Jeff Bercovici points in Forbes blog. While it might be easy to dismiss the Time Magazine … Continue reading

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‘News of the World’ No More

Amidst the phone hacking scandal that’s been featured in numerous outlets, the British tabloid, News of the World, is surprisingly being shuttered by its well-known owner, Rupert Murdoch. While I never feel comfortable with the idea that many hard-working individuals … Continue reading

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