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Murdoch, the US media and jeopardising democracy

The most important story right now has to be the one told by Carl Bernstein at the Guardian, about how Rupert Murdoch tried to recruit, bankroll and support the then General David Petraeus for the presidential candidacy. What is even more disturbing about this story is how the Washington Post tried to bury the story in its style section.

Following the hacking scandal in the UK in the spring of 2011, this story makes for a very worrying read, indeed…

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