The Man, The Media, The Murdoch Empire

Friday, November 08, 2013


With the News of the World phone hacking case currently at trial, we take a look at Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, which has been shaken since the scandal broke. Brooke speaks to NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik about his new book “Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires.”


David Folkenflik

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Brooke Gladstone

Comments [1]

Mark W. Riley from Little Rock, AR

I enjoyed your conversation about Murdoch and the odious things Fox does. They use media tactics comparable to those used by the Nazi propaganda minister, so I coined a term to describe their output: Goebbels-de-gook. The definition would be 'disinformation designed to enrage and inflame, in order to achieve right-wing political ends.'

I listen to KLRE and KUAR.

Nov. 11 2013 12:43 AM

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