July 2nd, 2012

Murdoch’s Sun Influence in Pictures

One of the most memorable soundbites from the Leveson Inquiry was Rupert Murdoch telling Mr Jay: “if you want to judge my thinking, look at the Sun“. That mantra was strikingly evident this morning as Uncle Rupe’s tweets on Scientology were followed by front page splash just hours later:

Now that the media mogul is on Twitter,  Sun editor Dominic Mohan doesn’t even have to wait for the call…


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  1. 1
    Northern Chap says:

    To be fair, Scientology is deeply weird. They followed and wound up that BBC man something proper.

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  2. 2
    keddaw says:

    Is it not an offence under Section 5 of the Public Order Act to call this cult a cult?

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  3. 3
    Engineer says:

    Almost anything to do with Hollywood is probably best treated with either deep suspicion or outright contempt.

    Scientology sounds about as much benefit to humankind as Islamic Fundamentalism.

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    Brown Watch! says:

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Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann on Cameron’s refusal to pay the £1.7 billion EU bill by December 1st:

“Well, then he’s gonna pay on December 2nd”



Mycroft says:

Have you read the last bit of Animal Farm?

You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

Be careful, the sudden self-congratulatory tone, the slightly pudgy outline of indulgence and you become exactly what you should despise.

The jolly face of the Quisling Cameron poses for your camera has mesmerised and deceived you, you who were once not so deceived.

You were no firebrand, you were a damp squib in my opinion, sorry.

You need a damned good kick up the ahse!


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