An opinion column in today's New York Observer titled "Murdoch and His Critics" calls the UK phone hacking scandal "deplorable" right away, but spends the remaining nine paragraphs defending News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch, who happens to be a close personal friend of Observer publisher J ... More >>
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