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Rupert Murdoch, pie-faced overlord of a phone-hacking media empire, has a serious media critique to announce … Larry David, anyone?
It’s no secret that “The Simpsons” will take any chance it gets to poke fun at News Corp., its parent company — even on the network’s 25th anniversary. Check out what flashed in the middle of Sunday night’s episode.
So now the world knows the price of hacking a dead girl’s cellphone is $4.8 million after News Corp. finally settled with the family of Milly Dowler. It seems preposterously low for what News Corp. did.
A letter written on March 2, 2007 by former News of the World royal correspondent Clive Goodman emerged on Tuesday. Goodman claims that the disreputable phone hacking was “widely discussed” at editorial meetings run by former editor Andy Coulsen.
On Tuesday night Jon Stewart put the entire News Corp phone-hacking scandal into its ridiculous and unbelievable perspective. Oh, and he gave a good grilling to Fox News. You didn’t think he would miss that chance did you?