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Is it time to stop laying into Rupert Murdoch?

Why should we, you ask, when it’s so much fun? It is indeed fun to observe the over-mighty Murdochs, paterfamilias Rupert and once super-cocky son James suffering the slings and arrows of the commentariat, various MPs and, rather more worryingly ...

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Rupert Murdoch plays an Aussie straight bat in feeble Leveson inquisition

I suppose when you’re 81 you can do weary in an extended grilling about your company, your ethics and, most of all, yourself and Rupert Murdoch did just that today, masterfully, when he testified before the UK’s Leveson Inquiry into ...

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‘Boring and bland’ but Murdoch’s new Sun on Sunday sells three million, pulls in the ads

Job done really as Rupert Murdoch’s hastily-launched seventh-day Sun sold out in many locations yesterday and pulled in an impressive list of advertisers, not all of the from WPP’s GroupM, his biggest ally in the business of re-establishing News Corp’s ...

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Is Murdoch’s soaraway Sun about to crash to earth?

One minute crisis-torn News International, Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper company, was readying a new paper, the Sun on Sunday, for an April launch. Then four senior Sun journalists, past and present, were arrested and all of a sudden there are ...

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