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Save Our Democracy: Buy the L.A. Times for $660 Million

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The Other 98%, a group loosely associated with Occupy Wall Street, is trying to raise enough cash to outbid Rupert Murdoch and the Koch brothers in their efforts to buy the Tribune Company, owner of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and The Baltimore Sun, among other newspapers.

Tricks of the Trade
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"Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and the Corruption of Britain" offers a clear picture of the sordid relationship that existed between the Murdoch press, the police and senior politicians."Dial M for Murdoch" offers a clear picture of the sordid relationship that existed between the Murdoch press, the police and senior politicians.

Official Murdoch Denouncement Makes Waves on American Shores

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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.

Murdoch Not Fit to Run a Major Firm, British MPs Find

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Members of the British Parliament had harsh words for the man at the top of News Corp., stating in a report that a proclivity for keeping himself in the dark about his employees' activities made him unfit to lead an international company.

Junior Murdoch Splits for the Big Apple

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Londoners will get the chance to say bon voyage to James Murdoch as he flees his embattled role as chairman of the crisis-ridden News International to oversee News Corp.’s television operations from a Manhattan office.

A History of Rupert Murdoch

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This brief history of Rupert Murdoch by Bruce Page, author of the book "The Murdoch Archipelago," originally ran in 2009 as a straightforward antidote to Michael Wolff's "sycophantic" (in Page's view) 2008 book on the international media mogul, "The Man Who Owns the News." Pictured above, Rupert's father, Sir Keith Murdoch. (more)

News of the World Figure Found Dead

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Sean Hoare, the former News of the World correspondent who was the first member of Andy Coulson's staff to claim the editor knew of phone hacking by his reporters, was found dead in his home Monday (more).

Murdoch's Officers Jump the Deck

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Les Hinton, chairman of Dow Jones and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, and Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper operations, both resigned Friday over connections to the now-defunct News of the World’s recent phone hacking scandal (more).

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