Ruminating on Murdoch’s Influence

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This is a comprehensive roundup on the ways in which Rupert Murdoch’s handling of his media empire has impacted your life—via journalism, via politics, via the relationship of the public and the press.

The phone-hacking scandal has prompted revelations about the media and its powers and responsibilities. With the perpetual unfolding and updates from the scandal, it’s easy to lose sight of the larger, zoomed-out consequences of Murdoch’s widespread influence.


Sam Riley is an adult who works at McSweeney's. More from this author →