Reading Time: 5 minutes For two decades, Fox News has made piles of money from creating a fictional America in which conservatives are under assault and can play the victim. More covertly, it has been driving the Republican agenda.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Western media conglomerates, aching for a piece of the pie, have been complicit in covering up China’s problems for many years. But recent catastrophes that could not be hidden from public view are evidence that the Great Firewall of China is showing its first cracks.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Host Judith Regan, who worked for Rupert Murdoch, gets Russ’s assessment of her former boss.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Once you get past the shockers of the hacking scandal….it gets worse. Here’s the big picture on how Murdoch’s methods impact the world—Murdoch’s 12 mortal sins.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A little-known US computer hacking case involving a Murdoch subsidiary could lead in interesting directions.
Reading Time: < 1 minute San Francisco radio host Pat Thurston interviews WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker on a variety of topics, including nasty talk radio, Rupert Murdoch, and Qaddafi
Reading Time: 17 minutes Here, we republish WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker’s 1998 Columbia Journalism Review article on the practices of Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. See how things have changed (or not) in 13 years….