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From Sunday’s New York Times: THE ARTS Because of an editing error, a picture caption on Wednesday with an article about “Rupert,” a cabaret-style dramatization of the life of Rupert Murdoch staged by the Melbourne Theater Company in Australia, misstated the setting … Continue reading
Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Rupert Murdoch has just split his News Corp empire in two: 21st Century Fox, the entertainment division, and the new News Corp print/publishing division. … Continue reading
Stop the presses! The Schadenfreude Gazette has actually stipulated to the facts about the imminent sale of crosstown rival Boston Globe. From today’s edition of the feisty local tabloid: Rupert Murdoch has ‘no interest’ in the Boston Globe Media titan quashes talk of bid … Continue reading
The Schadenfreude Gazette is so desperate for new ways every day to bash the Globe over its impending sale, the feisty local tabloid is willfully ignoring reality just to get in some cheap shots. Today’s case in point (no idea why … Continue reading
The print edition of The Schadenfreude Gazette has arrived at the Global Worldwide Headquarters of Two-Daily Town, so here’s a better look at today’s offerings: The hardreading staff previously noted the feature story. A taste of the others . . . Read … Continue reading
The Schadenfreude Gazette is at it again today: Obligatory two-page spread: Helpful chart . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.
The Big Town is the Big Top for Rupert Murdoch’s newly minted News Corporation, which owns umpteen newspapers across the globe. Most notable here in the US: the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal, the Goofus and Gallant of … Continue reading
From Tuesday’s New York Times Business section: Clouds Lifting Over Murdoch, He’s Out to Buy Again News Corporation is starting to look like its old self again. The media conglomerate, which had been on its heels for more than a year … Continue reading
. . . something. The head of News Corpse has been speedtweeting during the past hour or so: And, perhaps more interestingly, this: Said New York Times editorial, which offers this counterargument to charges like Murdoch’s: Some business leaders say that … Continue reading
From Saturday’s New York Times: Caption: “Rebekah Brooks, a former executive under Rupert Murdoch, after testifying on Friday.” Through the looking glass, it goes without saying. Tip o’ the pixel to the Missus.