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Murdoch’s World by David Folkenflik

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GOODCO VERSUS SHITCO

BY FEBRUARY 2012 NEWS INTERNATIONAL’S containment strategy had crumbled. The effort to contain scrutiny to a single reporter and investigator had failed. So had attempts to limit attention to a single newspaper and to protect Rebekah Brooks. Anyone without the last name Murdoch was expendable.

In the UK, the plan was to allow the Sun to thrive, standing apart from its tarnished sister tabloid. By mid-February 2012, however, police had arrested nine Sun reporters and editors on suspicion of having bribed a breathtaking array of government and law enforcement officials. Even worse, from the standpoint of many of Murdoch’s ...

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