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Communists Rail Against Rupert Murdoch
The Winston Review ^ | August 7, 2011 | -TWR-

Posted on 08/07/2011 5:35:53 AM PDT by AustralianConservative

Worldwide, communists are uniting against the Australian-American Rupert Murdoch, and his “media empire,” News Corporation.

Writing for the Communist Party of Australia, Tom Pearson asserts, “In the US, his Fox News Network helped spread the lies about the Iraq war, supported George W Bush’s electoral campaign, pushes racist attitudes towards Muslims and immigrants and supports the extreme right-wing Tea Party.”

Self-identified communists and their media allies seem encouraged by the unrepresentative News of the World scandal, even though the paper amounted to 1 percent of News Corp’s operations.

They sense an opportunity to regulate free speech, as well. In the United Kingdom, the rah-rah Communist Party's website is ginned up. There, comrades have called for “Control on media ownership” and “No cross-media ownership” on their homepage.

A photo of Prime Minister David Cameron with Rupert Murdoch in a thought bubble seeks to inspire action.

(Excerpt) Read more at thewinstonreview.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: communistparty; rupertmurdoch
http://thewinstonreview.com/2011/08/07/communists-rail-against-rupert-murdoch/
1 posted on 08/07/2011 5:35:57 AM PDT by AustralianConservative
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Communists Rail Against Rupert Murdoch

WOW!! now there is an endorsement if I ever saw one....

2 posted on 08/07/2011 5:54:19 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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