Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

The Dread Pirate Murdoch’s Ghost Ship Taking on Water

Explosive new revelations in the Murdoch Mess, see: News of the World reporter’s letter reveals cover-up at The Guardian. For previous, now contradicted statements from News of the World management, see: Phone-hacking denials, what Murdoch executives said, also at The … Continue reading

Posted in Making Today's Headlines, Media Criticism, News Corporation, News of the World Scandal, Rupert Murdoch | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Yo Ho Ho! … I Knew It Was So!

In recent posts about Rupert Murdoch, I have used graphics, prose and rhyme to depict the man as a pirate and his media empire as the ship on which he sails the 7 seas. I’m glad to learn that at … Continue reading

Posted in Making Today's Headlines, Media Criticism, News Corporation, News of the World Scandal, Rupert Murdoch, Share and Share Alike Series | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Look, Up in the Sky!

Hang on, we’re popping about the globe on this one. As my internetz friend CR says, this thing has more links than Jimmy Dean. Debt Ceiling Raised, Sky Doesn’t Fall? The Showdown at the Debt Ceiling Corral took the spotlight … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, Bill Clinton, Debt Ceiling, Debt Ceiling Shenanigans, Democratic Party, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Making Today's Headlines, News Corporation, News of the World Scandal, Norway Terrorist Attack of 2011, Politics, President Obama, Random Thoughts, Republican Party, Ronald Reagan, Rupert Murdoch, Share and Share Alike Series, Social Conservatives, Tea Party, U.S. Constitution, U.S. Foreign Policy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Hobo Joe Special Report: Don’t Mess With Texas

July 27, 2011, The Land of Nood Sweet pea and I were heading to Rick’s Café Américain for lunch yesterday when we ran into Mitt. I took the opportunity to redeem my reputation with “the business end” of the Republican … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, American Mythology, Donations, Environment, Hobo Joe, Mitt Romney, Mock Bumper Stickers, Mock Posters, Mockapalooza, News Corporation, News of the World Scandal, Political Satire & Humor, Politicians, Politics, Republican Party, Rick Perry, Rupert Murdoch, Sarah Palin®, Satire & Humor, Social Conservatives, sweet pea, Tales from Rick’s Café Américain, Tea Party, The Ballad of The Great Yukon Puke On, The Land of Nood, U.S. Constitution, U.S. Energy Policy and Regulation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Proxy Foxy – Yo Ho Ho!

As the stain of the Murdoch Matter seeps across the pond towards the Statue of Liberty, here’s a neo-nursery rhyme for these two recent stories: Former Fox News Producer Claims The Network’s “Brain Room” Led To Hacking and DeMint: Congress … Continue reading

Posted in Government Corruption, Jim DeMint, Media Criticism, Neo-Nursery Rhyme, News Corporation, News of the World Scandal, Political Satire & Humor, Republican Party, Rupert Murdoch, Satire & Humor, Social Conservatives, Social Satire & Humor, Tea Party | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Fall of the House of Murdoch

Rather than summarize the latest events in the Murdoch Matter, I’m pointing readers to The Guardian’s Phonehacking page and its links to numerous blogs, stories and videos. Since the U.S. has come late to this “tawdry“affair that began on November … Continue reading

Posted in Epic Road Trips, Government Corruption, Media Criticism, News Corporation, News of the World Scandal, Political Satire & Humor, Politicians, Rupert Murdoch, Sarah Palin®, Satire & Humor, The Palinpalooza Traveling Road Show and Political Action Circus | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Big Brother & The Murdoch Companies

Murdoch Media Empire Scandal Growing as More Papers Implicated in Illegal and Nefarious Data Collection Activities in U.K. and U.S. Update I, CREW Calls for Congressional Investigation Update II, Media Matters Launches Petition I’ve been googling “murdoch” and “scandal” and … Continue reading

Posted in Media Criticism, News Corporation, News of the World Scandal, Rupert Murdoch, Share and Share Alike Series | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments