Murdoch, Thatcher and the posioning of Britain’s media



Defeat for the workers at Wapping was a big victory for the Thatcher government and strengthened Rupert Murdoch’s grip on the media, writes ZOE STREATFIELD
IN RECENT years, Rupert Murdoch and his media empire have become synonymous with the worst aspects of the industry.
Everyone now knows about the phone-hacking scandal, the smearing of football fans and their families during the Hillsborough disaster, the attacks on Jeremy Corbyn and the constant barrage of islamophobia and sexism.
Billionaire Murdoch now owns around 170 titles worldwide, and wields power and influence in British politics... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 38
Source: Morning Star
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