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Actress Sienna Miller taking legal action against Murdoch paper

LONDON (AFP) – A lawyer for Sienna Miller said Saturday the actress has not dropped legal action over phone-hacking claims against Britain’s News of the World, despite the tabloid’s offer of compensation. Rupert Murdoch’s News International, which publishes the paper, on Friday offered an “unreserved apology” for phone-hacking, admitted liability…

Journalism Online sold to Chicago printer

WASHINGTON – Journalism Online, a company started two years ago to help newspapers and magazines collect revenue from online readers, was sold on Thursday to Chicago-based printing firm RR Donnelley. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Journalism Online was launched in April 2009 by three veteran US media…

Former Fox News employee: ‘Stuff is just made up’

A former employee of Fox News called the company a “propaganda outfit” that is determined to undermine the Obama administration and Democrats. “I don’t think people would believe it’s as concocted as it is; that stuff is just made up,” the employee, whose name was kept anonymous, told the liberal…

Trust in Fox News plummets: poll

In the space of one year, Fox News has lost its perch as the most trusted TV news network in the US and is now average at best, a new survey has found. A poll gauging public trust in TV news has found that PBS is the most trusted name…

WikiLeaks has ‘insurance files’ on News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch, Assange claims

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said in a recent interview that he is holding back “insurance files” which could embarrass Rupert Murdoch and his international media empire at News Corporation. The secrets website was also holding of over 500 US State Department cables about one broadcasting organization in particular, he added.…

Fox News Chief Roger Ailes: Obama a ‘far left’ socialist

If you’re looking for confirmation that Fox News’ motto, “We report, you decide,” is a bit off base, you may not need to look any further than the company’s chairman. In an interview published Wednesday with The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz, Ailes says Obama’s trip to Asia was a failure…

Geraldo ‘much more open minded’ about 9/11 thanks to NYC television ads

A new television ad campaign featuring the family members of 9/11 victims has succeeded in garnering what 9/11 activists have lacked for years: serious treatment in the mainstream media. Granted, that media was Fox News host Geraldo Rivera, who in a former iteration ran a Jerry Springer-like daytime talk show.…

Rupert Murdoch defends Fox to Congress

News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch engaged US lawmakers in a heated debate Thursday on immigration as he defended coverage by his Fox News networks against critics who claim it is overly conservative. “We welcome all views on Fox News. We don’t censure, we’re not anti-mmigrant on Fox News,” he told…

Controversial New York Post columnist: Lohan deserves ‘swift kick in the teeth’

New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser, notorious for her outrageous quips, believes that troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, sentenced to 90 days in jail, also deserves a “swift kick in the teeth.” The Rupert Murdoch owned tabloid often uses its editorial pages to blast the “morality” of today’s generation, even though…

And This Is Why Facebook Will Win The War

WorldNetDaily has found the smoking gun: like a vaunted pitcher from a Caribbean country, Barack Obama has lied about his age, and was only discovered because of a terrible slip on his Myspace page. Why has such an awful lying man become our President? And how do we thank Rupert…

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