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The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Monday, September 18, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

WATCH: ZCC calls for boycott of Tiso Blackstar newspapers – eNCA (satire)

Monday, September 18, 2017

  JOHANNESBURG – One of the largest church groups in the country is calling on its members to boycott Tiso Blackstar newspapers. The Zion Christian Church says it’s asked its 16-million members to stop buying the Sunday World, Business Day, Sunday Times and the Sowetan newspapers. The ZCC is accusing the newspaper group of trying to make a mockery of the church and its leader. …

Newspaper headlines: ‘Is this the bomber?’ and Boris Johnson fallout – BBC News

Monday, September 18, 2017

Image caption Boris Johnson and Theresa May are in a “Brexit bill showdown” according to the Telegraph. It says Mr Johnson will tell the prime minister a £30bn divorce settlement is not acceptable and “demand reassurances”. The paper reports the foreign secretary is “concerned” the PM will carry on paying the EU during a transition period with some Tory MPs fearing Mr Johnson could take the “catastrophic” decision to resign…

The media today: Ethics questions hamper Murdoch Sky bid – Columbia Journalism Review

Monday, September 18, 2017

Last week, UK Culture Secretary Karen Bradley referred 21st Century Fox’s proposed takeover of Sky to a competition regulator—a major blow to the Murdoch family’s interests in the country. Should the deal go through, Sky, which is already 39 percent owned by the Murdochs, “will join the Sun, the Times and talkRadio in the Murdochs’ British media empire, giving the family a bigger reach than any [UK] news provider apart…

The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Monday, September 18, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

Newspaper headlines: ‘Is this the bomber?’ and Boris Johnson fallout – BBC News

Monday, September 18, 2017

Image caption Boris Johnson and Theresa May are in a “Brexit bill showdown” according to the Telegraph. It says Mr Johnson will tell the prime minister a £30bn divorce settlement is not acceptable and “demand reassurances”. The paper reports the foreign secretary is “concerned” the PM will carry on paying the EU during a transition period with some Tory MPs fearing Mr Johnson could take the “catastrophic” decision to resign…

The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Monday, September 18, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

Newspaper headlines: ‘Is this the bomber?’ and Boris Johnson fallout – BBC News

Monday, September 18, 2017

Image caption Boris Johnson and Theresa May are in a “Brexit bill showdown” according to the Telegraph. It says Mr Johnson will tell the prime minister a £30bn divorce settlement is not acceptable and “demand reassurances”. The paper reports the foreign secretary is “concerned” the PM will carry on paying the EU during a transition period with some Tory MPs fearing Mr Johnson could take the “catastrophic” decision to resign…

A journalist on the crime beat becomes the subject of some skeptical … – Washington Post

Monday, September 18, 2017

Kevin Deutsch’s professional life has become a hash of denials and self-justification, a running argument with his doubters. “The truth is on my side,” he wrote earlier this year, “ but . . . who is willing to seek out that truth?” Deutsch maintains that he was dedicated to doing so. He spent 15 years as a reporter on the criminal-justice beat, reporting on cops, crooks, drugs and thugs. His work attracted…

The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Sunday, September 17, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

A journalist on the crime beat becomes the subject of some skeptical journalism – Washington Post

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Kevin Deutsch’s professional life has become a hash of denials and self-justification, a running argument with his doubters. “The truth is on my side,” he wrote earlier this year, “ but . . . who is willing to seek out that truth?” Deutsch maintains that he was dedicated to doing so. He spent 15 years as a reporter on the criminal-justice beat, reporting on cops, crooks, drugs and thugs. His work attracted…

The for-refugees, by-refugees newspaper that prints in six different languages – Salon

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Every night for three years, after everyone else was asleep, Ze Yar Swe would hide in the corner of his prison cell and secretly read newsmagazines in English, a language he did not know. “There was a corner that had some light, not a lot of light, but that’s where I would read,” he remembers. He used them as a tool, in tandem with a Burmese-English and English-Burmese dictionary, to…

ZCC calls for boycott of Tiso Black Star newspapers – eNCA (satire)

Sunday, September 17, 2017

JOHANNESBURG – One of the largest church groups in the country is calling on its members to boycott Tiso Black Star newspapers. The Zion Christian Church says it’s asked its 16-million members to stop buying the Sunday World, Business Day, Sunday Times and the Sowetan newspapers. The ZCC is accusing the newspaper group of trying to make a mockery of the church and its leader. The…

The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Sunday, September 17, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Sunday, September 17, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

Local history: Newspapers.com adds Beacon Journal archives, making research much easier – Akron Beacon Journal

Sunday, September 17, 2017

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The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Sunday, September 17, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

The complicated politics holding up Rupert Murdoch’s Sky deal – CNNMoney

Sunday, September 17, 2017

There’s a question floating among the British political and media figures. Are Rupert Murdoch’s dreams of owning all of Sky plc falling apart? In a surprising blow for Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley announced earlier this week that she is asking the British Competition and Markets Authority to investigate whether Fox’s fully controlling Sky plc, with its business in…

Evgeny Lebedev among the newspaper barons in battle to buy the Metro – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, September 17, 2017

The owner of the Evening Standard has made an approach to buy the Metro newspaper from the publisher of the Daily Mail, as media barons jockey for position in an industry merger melee. Evgeny Lebedev, the 37-year-old owner of the London freesheet edited by former chancellor George Osborne, is understood to be keen to add the Metro to his stable to drive cost savings and expansion outside the capital. Industry…

Lou Sanders, founder of Mineola American newspaper, dies – Newsday

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Lou Sanders, the founder of the Mineola American weekly newspaper and a World War II veteran, died Friday, his family said. He was 94. Sanders launched the community paper with his wife, Grace, in 1952 and continued to write his column, “Around Town with Lou,” after his retirement five years ago. “He was one of those generations of men that helped build the community into what it is today,” said…