Murdoch's malign influence must die with the News of the World

The scandal over phone hacking has exposed a rotten empire and the urgent need for stronger press regulation Suddenly, Rupert Murdoch seems much less a global mogul, much more a diminished man of glass. He flies into London this weekend from Sun Valley, Idaho, in time for the last rites of the most successful Sunday newspaper in Britain, the News of the World . One hundred and sixty-eight years ago, it pledged: "Our motto is the truth, our practice is ... Full Story »

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Kristin Gorski
4.1
by Kristin Gorski - Jul. 11, 2011

One hundred and sixty-eight years ago, it [the News of the World] pledged: “Our motto is the truth, our practice is fearless advocacy of the truth.”

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