Tag Archives: News of the World

All The News Of The World That Fits, We Print (NY Post Edition)

The New York Times continues to frolic in the News Corp(se) meltdown, staying on the story like Brown on Williamson. From Saturday’s edition: 2007 Letter Clearing a Tabloid Comes Under Scrutiny When the News of the World phone hacking rumpus … Continue reading

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MoveOn.Org Moves On Rupert Murdoch

George Soros sock puppet MoveOn.org has just launched an air assault on Rupert Murdoch over the News of the World rumpus. Via Politico’s On Media blog: Sensing political opportunity in the polling that shows most Americans support a wider investigation of … Continue reading

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Three Takes On Fox News (Of The World) Coverage

It’s old news that Fox News Channel has hardly covered itself in glory covering the News of the World rumpus. But the takedowns of FNC are instructive in their various forms. • The Daily Show (via Mediaite) • The Project … Continue reading

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News Corp(se) Dodge o’ the Day®

It’s a tie! Winner #1: Bret Stephens in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal: News of the World vs. WikiLeaks Only one placed at risk ‘the lives of countless innocent individuals.’ How does this year’s phone hacking scandal at the now-defunct British tabloid … Continue reading

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All The News Of The World That’s Fit To Print (II)

A week ago the hardworking staff noted the New York Times’ glee in reporting on the News of the World/Rupert Rumpus currently embroiling the News Corp(se) empire – five pieces two days in a row. Make that a double. Today’s … Continue reading

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NYT Columnist Joe Nocera’s Media Culpa

In his Saturday op-ed column, New York Times chinstroker Joe Nocera punched into the News Corp(se) beatdown: The Journal Becomes Fox-ified It’s official. The Wall Street Journal has been Fox-ified. It took Rupert Murdoch only three and a half years … Continue reading

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Plus ça change, plus c’est la même Murdoch

Lede of an editorial in the Daily Telegraph of London: In the parliamentary debate on the new Broadcasting Bill, not enough attention is being given to a major issue of principle. We refer to the excessive concentration of ownership control … Continue reading

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All The ‘News Of The World’ That’s Fit To Print

The New York Times is having a field day with the Fall of the House (Organ) of Murdoch – aka the News of the World, kissin’ cousin of Times crosstown rival Wall Street Journal. Friday’s Times had five – count ‘em, … Continue reading

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New York Times Magazine Has Rare Impact

The New York Times Magazine spends most of its time deconstructing politics, science, culture and society in a way that seems designed to induce terminal bouts of torpidity. But Sunday’s New York Times Magazine cover was different: The cover story … Continue reading

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The White Stuff From Sarah Ferguson

Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of Fork-It-Over, can’t help but put her foot in it. Start with the current scandal royaling around her. From Monday’s New York Times report: On Sunday, The News of the World, a tabloid, reported that the duchess … Continue reading

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