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Official Murdoch Denouncement Makes Waves on American Shores

Posted on May 3, 2012
Democracy Now!

The declaration by British MPs on Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch exercised “willfull blindness” about phone hacking at The News of the World and is “not a fit person” to run a major international company has prompted the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington to ask the FCC to revoke the 27 Fox broadcast licenses that News Corp. holds in the U.S.

Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez of “Democracy Now!” speak with the knowledgeable David Leigh, investigations editor at The Guardian, about the transatlantic consequences of Murdoch’s unfurling scandal, which Leigh described as an “unprecedented firestorm.” —ARK

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By THX 1133 is not in the movie..., May 5, 2012 at 1:24 am Link to this comment

@ Marian Griffith

Point taken. Whether it’s fake or real; all the outrage
seems to trickle into impotent nothingness.
Pablum for the masses, so-to-speak.

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By Marian Griffith, May 4, 2012 at 3:11 am Link to this comment
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@THX 1133
—-More fake outrage pissing in the sea.—-

I fail to see the fake.
You could argue about the outrage though, as it might be considered a cynical ploy to publicly denounce Fox News in the USA and thus limiting the voice the conservatives have in American Media.

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By THX 1133 is not in the movie..., May 3, 2012 at 5:18 pm Link to this comment

Right! As though that will happen…
More fake outrage pissing in the sea…

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