Official Murdoch Denouncement Makes Waves on American Shores
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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