What goes around …comes around… !

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

 

 

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Article at The Canary Blog Excert ….

“In addition to speaking on police collusion, Grant identifies the same collusion with government officials, who “need these tabloids, especially the Murdoch press, to get elected”.

When it turns out that Osborne was wining and dining with Britain’s major media moguls on the very same weekend that Corbyn won the leadership election, such connections between parliament and the press become hard to ignore. In the case of the Conservative government, the closeness between its leading figures and executives at Murdoch’s empire are undeniable – as was true of Tony Blair previously.

The opposition

One parliamentary figure who most certainly is not in the pocket of the Murdoch press, however, is Tom Watson. Labour’s new Deputy Leader has a long history of challenging the organisation on the ethics and legality of their enterprise. His dogged pursuit of the media powerhouse – in his position on the Culture, Media and Sports Committee – seemingly inspired a vendetta-style reaction from News UK in the past – a situation that sends a chill down the spine of most politicians. As detailed in Dial M for Murdoch, ex-Labour MP Alastair Campbell claims that, in 2009, Rebekah Brooks (then Wade) told him

 

In addition to speaking on police collusion, Grant identifies the same collusion with government officials, who “need these tabloids, especially the Murdoch press, to get elected”.

When it turns out that Osborne was wining and dining with Britain’s major media moguls on the very same weekend that Corbyn won the leadership election, such connections between parliament and the press become hard to ignore. In the case of the Conservative government, the closeness between its leading figures and executives at Murdoch’s empire are undeniable – as was true of Tony Blair previously.

The opposition

One parliamentary figure who most certainly is not in the pocket of the Murdoch press, however, is Tom Watson. Labour’s new Deputy Leader has a long history of challenging the organisation on the ethics and legality of their enterprise. His dogged pursuit of the media powerhouse – in his position on the Culture, Media and Sports Committee – seemingly inspired a vendetta-style reaction from News UK in the past – a situation that sends a chill down the spine of most politicians. As detailed in Dial M for Murdoch, ex-Labour MP Alastair Campbell claims that, in 2009, Rebekah Brooks (then Wade) told him

that so far as she was concerned, with Tom Watson it’s personal, and we won’t stop until we get him.”

VERY SINISTER ….

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New allegations of Phone Hacking by Murdoch’s minions.
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