Ed's talk: Jul 6, 2011

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

From Crusading Guardian To Media Frenzy: Why Rupert Murdoch Should Be Worried

Rupert Murdoch is the lowest of the low in journalism­, if you can call it that. "Yellow journalism­" might be a more accurate descriptio­n!

In the past, if I remember correctly, there were rules against one person buying so many news outlets and amassing such power. Apparently now, Murdoch and his partners -in-crime can do whatever they want.

Rupert turned the Post from a respected, albeit leftist tabloid newspaper into the neocon mess it is now and Fox News has long been a "fair and balanced" propaganda fake news channel. And, yes, he screwed up the Wall Street Journal as well.

This guy makes William Randolph Hearst look like an absolute icon of integrity. He needs to be taken down and the sooner the better.

As Lord Acton said in the slightly abridged remark: "Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely­."
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