Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch's Papers Fight the Guardian (and Free Speech)
Journalism's circular firing squad, UK edition
August 29, 2013

While it might be a mite too early to assess the historic and political impact of Edward Snowden’s leaks of top secret NSA documents, the first casualty is already clear: journalism.

What News Corp's Hacking Scandal Has to Do with James Rosen's Phone Records
June 03, 2013

Why wouldn't Fox's parent company tell the network that the Justice Department had searched the communications of one of a Fox reporter? 

Behind Andrew Cuomo's Book Bout With Fredric Dicker
Did a presidential contender quash an unfriendly biography?
May 03, 2013

Did a presidential contender quash an unfriendly biography?

Is Christie Abandoning His True Base?
January 11, 2013

His biggest boosters, a coterie of Wall Street conservatives, have lost their love.

Fleet Street Blues: The Last Days of British Journalism
November 30, 2012

The Leveson Report's false promises to reform the British press.

That Was Fast! A Roundup of Petraeus Resignation Conspiracy Theories
November 09, 2012

David Petraeus resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair. "Yeah, right!" say conservatives on Twitter.

The Right’s (Possible) Coming Freak-Out
November 04, 2012

Odds are that if Barack Obama is reelected, there will be some pretty angry reactions on the right. Here are some forms it might take.

Art.sy and the Myth of the Online Art Market
October 22, 2012

Art.sy's real business is brokering online sales between galleries and collectors. Will it work?

Mad Murdoch Maligns Mousy Mitt
August 24, 2012

What's behind Rupert Murdoch's mistrust of Romney?

Pleading Insanity: Why Robert Blake Now Acts Crazy For a Living
July 16, 2012

Did you see Robert Blake on the “Piers Morgan Show” last week? You can catch up with it on the CNN website, even if it’s now become a series of bites or takes, with bleeps here and there. It was the movie of the week, where you couldn’t take your eyes off the screen and didn’t know what to believe. What more can you ask for? First, the contestants: Piers Morgan is 47, six-feet-one and barely shy of 200 pounds, I’d guess. He has a plush, self-satisfied poker face, not too far from David Cameron.

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