Topic: Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch Scandal Now Helping to Sell Lingerie in Germany

German lingerie maker Blush nakedly (or almost nakedly) piggybacks on the Murdoch and News International phone hacking scandal in new ads mocked up in News of the World style, complete…

July 26, 2011, 3:43 PM EDT

Rebecca Black's 'Friday,' as Sung by Rebekah Brooks

This is sort of irresistible as well—a parody of Rebecca Black's "Friday," as sung by Rebekah Brooks. Quality-wise, it's hardly worse than the original. OK, perhaps it's an ever-so-slightly stinkier…

July 21, 2011, 9:55 AM EDT

What the World Would Be Like If Rupert Murdoch Hadn't Been Born

An oldie but a goodie—Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie star in this 1995 spoof of It's a Wonderful Life, in which Rupert Murdoch (played by Laurie) gets a glimpse of…

July 21, 2011, 9:35 AM EDT

The Incumbents Battle On In the room with the NYT and WSJ

Arthur Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times, is seated next to Robert Thompson, the editor-in-chief of Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal, whose business plan is now all about…

May 25, 2011, 1:13 PM EDT

The New Rupert Has the mogul turned . . . nice?

How come Rupert Murdoch is at a technology conference talking about education? Or, would any conference anywhere let Rupert Murdoch talk about anything he wanted to talk about? Rupert is, after all,…

May 24, 2011, 12:24 PM EDT

Rabbis pay Rupert Murdoch to whine to him

Four hundred rabbis took out a full-page ad in Thursday's Wall Street Journal to run an open letter to Rupert Murdoch. The letter (see the ad here, with the more…

January 27, 2011, 12:11 PM EST