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Only bad guys (with or without weapons) use propaganda techniques in their media , so it's useful to think about some recent events that represent some views still held in areas of US ...
by annieli
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 12:29 PM PST with 6 Recommends
It seems that there is some doubt as to whether Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud will continue to support the Murdoch family's control of News Corp. Mystery of missing News Corp ...
by Alice Marshall
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 08:18 AM PST with 20 Recommends
From the NY Post’s ink to God’s ears – please let it be true. The NY Post is reporting that President Obama President Obama “has quietly promised Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren ...
by ktrent
Comment Count 119 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 07:09 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Neil Chenoweth has a fascinating analysis of the overlap of Murdoch's tweets and business interests. How to read Rupert Murdoch’s Twitter feed t’s a micro-blog, and his 750-odd Tweets provide ...
by Alice Marshall
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 08:01 AM PST with 4 Recommends
According to USA Today, the brothers Koch have lost interest in purchasing the Tribune group of newspapers which are comprised of eight daily papers, including the LA Times and the Chicago Tribune.
by thenekkidtruth
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 04:13 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
[The Independent has just posted a story that makes for extremely interesting reading.http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/exclusive-met-investigating-rupert-murdoch-firm-news-international-as-...
by AnnetteK
Comment Count 147 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 06:24 PM PDT with 295 Recommends
From Deadline.com : EXCLUSIVE: New Corp chairman/CEO Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from wife Wendi Deng Murdoch, Deadline has learned. The filing was just made this morning in New York State ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 09:26 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
A (now ex-)police sergeant has been jailed for 10 months for taking the Murdoch shilling in exchange for leaking confidential information. He had previously plead guilty to the charge of "misconduct ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 11:37 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
All polls show that members of Congress are indeed voting on issues that are most favorable to their wealthiest campaigns contributors, and are ignoring most other opinions of the majority of their ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 02:14 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Crossposted from Motley Moose I tend to avoid cross posting material from my work at the Daily Beast, but this is an important unintended consequence of Murdoch's reaction to the Phone Hacking ...
by Brit
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 11:15 AM PST with 63 Recommends
I’m putting this out there as much to elicit other viewpoints (if they exist) as I am to let the community know about this eye-opening, Naked Capitalism must read from Roosevelt Institute fellow [...
by bobswern
Comment Count 385 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 06:31 AM PST with 155 Recommends
The Federal Communications Commission is charging ahead with plans to allow more media consolidation with a vote expected by the middle of December. This rule change seems custom made for Rupert ...
by Josh Stearns
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 06:41 AM PST with 27 Recommends
It’s called “Corporatocracy” and as I’ve written ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 03:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Rupert Murdoch, owner of Teabagger megaphone Fox News and right-wing shill machine The Wall Street Journal , went on Twitter to abuse the people his media organization stalked, hacked and lied to. ...
by Retroactive Genius
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 03:07 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Bloomberg reports that when Ofcom, the British regulator, gave News Corp's UK broadcaster BSkyB the clear today, declaring it fit and proper BUT condemning James Murdoch in a career ending fashion (...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 01:54 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
For several months we have been waiting for a report from OFCOM the UK broadcasting regulator and it has rolled out this morning. Now it was a long shot that the Murdoch organisation might be staked ...
by ceebs
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 10:08 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Mars-sized h/t to AnnetteK for finding this on MP Tom Watson's blog, Tom Watson MP: Church of England Disinvests from News Corporation August 7th, 2012 | The Church Commissioners and the Church ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 04:19 AM PDT with 138 Recommends
Gurardian headlines says it all: News Corporation directors could face charges for neglect of duties Lawyers for Rupert Murdoch's company have protested against criminal charges amid fears over ...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 02:18 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
FYI The Guardian has reported in the last 20 minutes the above news.I am posting to get the news out and suggest a dot needing connecting, as I must run to an appointment and will delete afterwards ...
by BlueStateRedhead
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jul 21, 2012 at 02:20 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Lawyers for both News Corp. and phone-hacking victims on Friday estimated in court that the media company will ultimately face about 500 civil claims related to illegal voice-mail interception by ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 07:29 AM PDT with 25 Recommends