Rupert ‘Dirty Digger’ Murdoch Newslinks for 21 July 2011

21 July 2011 —

James Murdoch evidence questioned
BBC News Today at 20:27
News International chairman James Murdoch’s evidence to MPs on phone hacking is called into question by two former company executives.

Mafia capitalism exposed!
Socialist Resistance Today at 18:10 Birmingham SR
Piers Mostyn updates us on further events around the News International phone hacking scandal.

US and Britain need to break up Murdoch’s monopoly – journalist Today at 18:07 RT
As the scandal with News Corporation spreads on both sides of the Atlantic, speculation is growing about what is a greater threat to freedom of speech, tighter regulation of the media or existence of media monopolies

Exhibition examines scandal sheets’ roots
Morning Star Today at 17:00
As the storm over phone hacking engulfs Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, an exhibition is being staged in London next Monday that recalls the Wapping dispute 25 years ago.

Yet more shady dealings inside Murdoch’s empire
Morning Star Today at 15:59
Solomon Hughes reveals the case of News Corp-linked ‘computer spying’ aimed at wiping out competitors

Murdoch Empire “Pummeled” by Phone-Hacking Scandal Exposed by Guardian Journalist Nick Davies
Democracy Now! Today at 13:23
To talk more about the phone-hacking scandal and what it reveals about the Rupert Murdoch media empire, we speak with the British journalist who has been most responsible for exposing the widening story.

British PM Cameron Refuses to Apologize for Murdoch Scandal, But Acknowledges BSkyB Takeover Talks
Democracy Now! Today at 13:18
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has returned to the United States as his media empire faces a growing number of challenges over the phone-hacking scandal that’s led to a number of arrests in Britain and prompted an investigation here in the United States.

What about George?
BBC NewsToday at 09:57
Chancellor was also close to Murdochs, says Nick Robinson

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