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Murdoch: 'More Fergusons' Will Take Place in U.S. Unless 'Major Changes' Happen

FERGUSON, Mo. (CBS St. Louis/AP) — News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch warns that “more Fergusons” could take place across the nation as violent protests enter its second week following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. 718 more words

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News Corp out Labor leader Bill Shorten as suspect in rape investigation by Victoria police

News Corp has in effect named Bill Shorten in The Australian newspaper on Saturday (16/8/14) as the suspect in the Victoria police rape investigation regarding a senior ALP member. 863 more words

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A Job Must Exist In New York City For Me To Get Paid To Obsess Over Web Stats

By Shelton Bumgarner
@bumgarls

The job I want is to do exactly what I do now — obsess over Web stats and then use what I learn to give me some direction as to what I write. 339 more words

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Jesus H. Christ, Is Gawker Horrible, Dull & Lame

By Shelton Bumgarner
@bumgarls

I give up on Gawker.

If they knew what was good for them, they’d hire me. I’ve got the passion and the background needed to make the site relevant again. 567 more words

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How Rupe got away with it

HACK ATTACK: The Inside Story of How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch. By Nick Davies. Faber & Faber, 448 pages, $27.

For one brief moment, it looked as though Rupert Murdoch’s international media empire might be on the brink of collapse. 109 more words

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News Corp. Revenues Fall on Weaker Ad Sales, Subscriptions

Revenues at News Corp. fell during the most recent fiscal quarter on weaker subscription sales and a sluggish advertising market.

The publishing company’s revenues dropped 3% to $2.19 billion, compared to the $2.26 billion in the year-ago period. 344 more words

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Sean Hannity is awful, but don't take that out on Matt Groening.

Fox News’ Sean Hannity believes that the correct approach to TV debate, as a TV journalist in a democratic society, is to shout down the opposition, and to call them names. 527 more words

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