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Corey Lewandowski: Why Does the Media Only Validate the NY Times?
"Right. Look, we knew and remember this. The New York Post ran this story, the fourth largest newspaper in America, and if you attempted to share the New York Post story, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, who also owns The Wall Street Journal, if you attempted to share that, you were flagged for disinformation on Twitter, right? Why is it that once The New York Times decides something is validated that the rest of the media comes and says, well, The New York Times said it. Look, over the weekend, The New York Times said that 5000 kids between the ages of 5 and 11 years old, 11 years old, died from COVID. Absolutely not true. I know. And they had to go make the corrections. They would diagnose. Well, it was a big difference between a diagnosis and dying. They also
Chuck Schumer Pens Letter to Fox News Executives
"To Rupert Murdoch, the chairman of Fox corporation. Lachlan Murdoch executive chairman and CEO of the Fox corporation. Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News media, and Jay Wallace, the president and executive editor of Fox News media. Those executives at Fox received a letter. From one of the most powerful U.S. senators in the country today. New York's Chuck Schumer. He writes dear mister Rupert Murdoch at all. I write to urge you to immediately cease the reckless amplification of the so called great replacement theory on your network's broadcasts. Proponents of this white nationalist far right conspiracy theory believe that a complicit or cooperative class of elites are advancing a plot designed to undermine the political power and culture of white Americans. A recent AP poll found that nearly a third of American adults believe that a group of people is trying to replace native born Americans with immigrants for electoral gains. I urge you to take into consideration the very real impacts of the dangerous rhetoric being broadcast on your network on a nightly
Are All Reagan Presidential Foundation Board Members Reaganites?
"It looks like mostly the board Of the Reagan foundation Which I feel a very close affinity to our Friends and surrogates and confidants of the chairman Fred Ryan to make sure he has no challenges And your little fare early on he was staff assistant at the pregnant president Reagan in the office of presidential advance Where of course he would have met his friend Fred Ryan Just giving you some examples Let's see here We have John lonsdale cofounder managing partner 8 VC a U.S. based venture capital firm which manages $4 billion Something is strange here mister producer Why all these individuals these investors these finance guys there aren't many reaganites on the Reagan border directors ladies and gentlemen and McLaughlin core locus is Steve Forbes is Then you have Susan McCall businesswoman former diplomat and philanthropist She served as the U.S. ambassador to the republic of Austria under whom And is currently president of S and R capital investments We have Rupert Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch those are two reaganites Peggy noonan really a reaganite name only Ted Olson used to be an old buddy of mine but he's crossed the railroad tracks Gerald parsky chairman of aurora capital Jim Patterson chairman chief executive officer for sole owner of the Patterson group Canada's third largest privately held company I know that was here oregano
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on Leadership and Loyalty
"Author of the bestselling beyond the crucible embrace your trials to lead a life of significance. We were talking about in part one how Warwick had grown up in a family dynasty that was a 150 years old in the media world, a newspaper world, and that the pressures of what it's like to grow up inside of that gilded cage and that he was the good boy who did all the things he was supposed to do, but eventually the dynasty collapsed and we want to talk about how it collapsed to Wyatt collapsed and how work has risen from the ashes of that to serve people like you, people like me. In understanding what it is that brings us down, but how to come back up how to create those wings and fly again from the ashes. So welcome back, everybody. Let's jump back in here because we were talking about, you know, being the good lad, going to Oxford, getting the Harvard MBA, working on Wall Street, then we talked about how your father had been dethroned as the leader of the organization by family members. He'd gotten back in, got permanently dethroned. And then there was the all eyes on you. All eyes on Warwick to sort of bring it all back and save the family name and like I said, you were the good luck. You were doing all the right things. So talk to us about that that lead up to the big, the big hoo ha. Technical term. Absolutely. So kind of really what precipitated everything is I'm in my last year at Harvard Business school where I graduated like may 87, well in January 87, my dad died. He was in his late 80s. I was from his third marriage. And so once that happened, I inherited my mother and I inherited his shareholding for about three major shareholdings adding out to 50%, the rest publicly held. And so there was this sense that something needed to be done. Some people thought maybe the news columns were getting a bit sensational in a kind of more objective, certainly there was a perspective that my parents had that management was making some decisions that weren't good. Capital raising scheme that could have diluted family control. It was another big newspaper organization that held a weekly time that under the Melbourne Herald amongst other things, Rupert Murdoch and his limited most of it. We kind of did that around and ended up not getting a lot. Ended up getting a TV station in Melbourne, but we already had a newspaper there because across media ownership laws, it meant that we bought we bought a property that we knew we had to sell because the legislation was never good to buy something when the law says you're going to have to sell it. You don't get a good price then. So for a variety of reasons, I felt like, look, you know, what characters make decisions will management make in the future. So this may be right or wrong, but at age 26, fueled by the truth in italics, whereas you say in a straight inverted commas, the truth that you would understand the truth of my parents, I just took the mantle of the narrative and something needed to be done. And so that's what kind of led me during the day at Harvard Business school. I'm studying for my classes because of the time difference by night. I'm talking to investment banks as Australia trying to line up this deal. It was kind of crazy, crazy stuff. So that's what led to the $2.25 billion takeout. It was said something has to be done. Being young, idealistic naive, off I went. Crusading into the distance to do something I thought was necessary. We knew, you know, again, you were the good boy, do you feel like that, because even the way you describe it, you know, you took on the mantle, but it was mom and dad's narrative. It wasn't. I mean, you were a smart guy. You'd been educated at the best places you could be educated at, do you think you ignored things? Do you think you ignored a lot of what was going on and just because mom and dad said is this? He went no way. Oh, yeah, just to give you an idea. I talk about it and the book crucial leadership about some of my honest about my mistakes. And so there were many more broadly speaking not living my own life, which I'm sure we'll get into a bit more narrowly in some subconscious way was part of this motivated by what had been done to my dad by the Fannie members, not consciously subconsciously, possibly, maybe even probably. But, you know, I made assumptions like I wanted management change and I'd work in the marketing department somewhere. I didn't care about the title. Everybody could keep their titles. But for 26 year old to say to other members of the family, okay, I want control to change management. But you can have your titles. It's like, what rational person would stay in a privatized company controlled by 26 year old, nobody. Oh, that was a key assumption. Well, once they sold out, and then we had the October 87 stock market crash to hit our asset sales. By the end of 87, we had an unsustainable level of debt. And so if you had a degree of common sense, those things would knowable, and so just to give you just to put a fine python, my it was almost, I want to say informed stupidity, but I can solve it with a couple different advises. It sounds almost biblical, actually. So one was a very prestigious merchant banking firm, which is straight in English speak for investment banking in the U.S.. And they said, well, I could hear one of the things I was concerned about is corporate tagu, because it was the year of the 80s. Robert Hamza caught Kerry packer. Allen ball and a whole bunch of people that would be familiar for Australians or maybe even UK folks at a certain definitely for me. But so that's all fine, but they said, if somebody does a takeover, act then, unite the family, but the numbers don't add up don't do it. It makes no sense. Well, that wasn't what I wanted to hear. So then I proceeded to go with the advisers who advised that some of the biggest corporate rate is in the 80s. They had a track record of success, but they want your typical blue chip merchant back. Philosophy let's just say it was a little different. And so you want to do a takeover? No problem. We'll tell you how to do it. You know, whether it's sustainable in the long term, I think that's probably a different question. But could they make it quote unquote, succeed? Sure. And so they lined up financing and off we went. So I had a Harvard MBA and even now I look back and think, how can I have made such cataclysmically naive assumptions? Family members would stay at a privatized company. The answer which is really when you've got a lot of emotions involved and it's your dad and he died a few months ago, this idealistic. You just make these your emotions can cloud your judgment. And even a smart person can make monumentally cataclysmic. You down assumptions given the right mix of emotions and naivete and not listening to people that have your have best of intentions, but they don't tell you what you want to hear. So you ignore them. And you go with the people that tell you what you want to hear. It's a classic narrative and I lived that classic narrative. But that's part of the challenge that I see not only in multi generational family business, but in leadership is one of the things when I'm consulting with leaders and I'll say, okay, so who.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on WCPT 820
"And here's the Santa saying, you know, hungry kids fast. Screw them. How does this work? How does starving people denying them health care? How does that when you votes You know, I get it. It's the billionaires and the and the really, really rich people have got the big mansions in Florida. They love this stuff. They eat it up, and they love it because this is tax dollars. And they know that the more benefits that go to average working people or poor people or fill in the blanks. You know anybody who's not rich. The more of their taxes are going to go off, so they're opposed to that, But that's that's like what 5% of your voters. People make over 200 grand a year 300 grand a year 400 grand a year. Maybe 1% of your voters even How does that When you the I, It's just breathtaking. And then on top of that, you've got the Republican Party, which has basically become the party of It's like a death cult, but the party of Covid death I mean, these headlines just check out these headlines from the writing newsletter today. The New York Post the headline this morning. Biden's incoherent fearmongering Covid vaccine speech. You got a couple of states now who are saying? You know we're going to sue. You Can't you can't require companies to require their their employees to be back. Said Well, yes, you can. And I said, We're going to sue and Biden. It's so funny. He says, Have at it. Good luck. Come on, bring it on, guys. The New York Post. This is owned by Rupert Murdoch. Of course, who also wants boxing is Biden's incoherent fearmongering Covid bags. Vaccine speech, the American Thinker magazine, Biden gave the most insulting and divisive presidential speech in U. S history. Right. Okay. Donald Trump much PJ media, Biden takes his covid tyranny to a disturbing new level. Washington. Examiner. Biden's vaccine mandate is illegal message logistical disaster. The lid. GOP governors take aim and angry. Biden's unconstitutional vaccine mandate American greatness Biden's rush to bring disease and extremism to America. What Information. Liberation. Biden regime orders all employers over 100 workers to mandate CV shots or tests. That's not quite regime. Yeah. Town Hall hold Biden accountable before it's too late. And a bunch of these, You know these right wing sites, and these right wingers are going Oh, you know, America has you know so many vaccinations, and you know we don't we don't need more and other countries don't mandate vaccines and other countries that Yes. Other countries do. In the United States. Right now, this is as of these are numbers from The sheriff. People vaccinated against Covid 19 as of September, 9th. Which is yesterday. And the source. The This is the data, uh, collated by our world and data. The United States are percentage of fully vaccinated people right now. Is 62% of the population includes Children right, because usually when they say it's 70% or 75%, they say of eligible people, which means people over 12, but total population 62% of the United States. What is it in in Japan, 65%. Italy. 71% France 72%, Canada 73%, By the way, Do you see Justin Trudeau yesterday? This is another viral thing going around Where some right wing media person. He had a news conference and and they were like. You know? Why are you trying to block us out of the news conference? You don't you know, And he's like, because you're not a real news organization. I'm sick and tired of you guys spreading lies and misinformation. I'm gonna call you out. I'm paraphrasing wildly. But if you see that video if it goes flying by your your social media feed, listen to it. It's really It's really worth the time. It's about two minutes long, so long for me to play here. Ireland 74% Chile 75%, China. 75%, Denmark. 76%, Uruguay. 78% Singapore 78%, Spain, 78% Qatar. 79%, Portugal, 86%, the United Arab Emirates 89% as of all citizens, which must mean that they're vaccinating kids in some of those countries..
Lincoln Project Slams Fox News and Rupert Murdoch for 'Killing Americans'
"Get back to the studio. I know you'll prepping furiously. Somebody wants to talk on this issue. Our good friend. Leonardo in new jersey line for welcome leo i. Yeah that's incredible david chipman. I'm sure you've heard the other clip of him right speaking of some digs a. Can you define an assault rifle. He can't this guy he wants to run the atf. And he conned. Define the thing. He wants to ban leo. He's he's a real frigging genius. What working weapon. What working weapon isn't a lethal weapon. He he's just a genius. But i wanted to say that you know. I heard that clip of him. And i think you'll recall it and i said i have told you that we have Family are luma n- first world war Rifle stock lugar that my dad brought out the were running with general patton rate so i listened and i said where did i put it so right away. Maybe a deplorable and a tiger king. I i wanted to look behind my two. they can and the beef jerky you know the clip. I'm talking about the boating accident with your lugar leo. Did you have a boat sudden boating accident. Yeah it wasn't there. So i got you know. I panicked then. I realized you know where it was. I had hollowed out a watermelon and it was in the produce with collard. Greens and my black-eyed pea. So i found it. Why did he say stuff like that. This guy is a disgrace and why we're talking about scumbags and disgrace. I just got to say for new jersey to try to free the state up fully murphy. Leany should go back to check this. His
News Corp. buys Houghton Mifflin Harcourt books division
"The second time in a week, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is on the prowl this time snapping up the consumer Division of Boston Book publisher Houghton Mifflin. Heart chord. It's nearly $350 million deal giving News Corp access to some high profile authors. It follows a deal to buy investor's business daily. As for Houghton Mifflin car cord, it will now focus on its education, publishing and digital
The story of Australia and the internet
"So just to recap long tawdry story of australia and the internet so rupert murdoch who is of course australian and i you know kind of coincidentally also six hundred. He is the Well he's pretty is pretty burs very close very close. Who's love journalism refusal. He started it was his first newspaper. Australian i know he is yes yes he inherited from his father. Oh okay from kevin murdoch. And then he bought sun in brittany brought. Some venture eventually ended up in a battle with with robert maxwell and one that the sun but he built his empire first austrailia and of course now the wall street journal fox He is your post. The times of london does on a media. Baron and apparently has quite a bit of clinton loss in australia. Because he yeah. He convinced the australian parliament to consider a bill which was likely by the way to be Voted on this week and pass that would essentially Establish a link tax to companies like google and facebook co published news snippets. They would not the the value. The sent to newspapers and magazines would not be a compensated. Any way it merely the fact that they're using the content some small amount of that content in their search results or in their links That the parliament said well. We're going to say you got pay for that. Google is the first to capitulate first threatening. We're gonna we're gonna retract search. We're gonna if this passes. We're going to leave australia. Apparently they didn't either didn't work or they didn't. They lost their nerve. Because shortly thereafter they made a deal for paying some unnamed some to murdoch and other publishers thought to be fairly hefty amount of money tens of millions of dollars to the benjamins tens not hundreds tents. All right well but a two platforms times ten times five years or something. It adds up. Buddy was one of those deals where there's a face-saving going on as well because oh we're going to work together we're gonna create stuff. It's going to be a joint venture that kind of thing that i've just here go away. Take some money which is what it really probably is
Australia is demanding tech giants pay for news. Google relented, Facebook didn’t
"A dispute between lawmakers and american tech giant's took a dramatic turn this week for months. The government has been debating a new media code that would force the likes of google and facebook to pay traditional news outlets win linking to their content. The code was approved on wednesday by australia's lower house of parliament and is expected to pass in the senate next week on the same day. Google announced a three year. Deal with news court. The rupert murdoch owned conglomerate that has a big presence in australia's broadcast market google's decision to pay up in line with the proposed legislation was seen as a move to placate lawmakers but facebook took a different approach. Australians waking up yesterday to see the news wouldn't have actually seen any news if they get their news from facebook because on that day facebook decided to block all news articles australia. Tom wainwright is our media. Editor facebook tried to ban just news websites. That was the intention but it eased some kind of machine learning method which didn't seem to go very well because as well as banning news sites they banned all kinds of other things charities the fire service health services a project for children with cancer and most of those were reasonably quickly corrected npr thames. The damage was done people outraged. Why exactly where people outraged well. People are outraged about fact that so many things have been blocked the whence pace to be blocked but people are saying that in the middle of a pandemic is obviously not a great time to be blocking legitimate news sites providing true information about things. You know what the state of current lockdown laws are or where to get your vaccine that kind of thing. Scott morrison the prime minister not surprisingly is capitalizing on this. The idea of shutting down the sort of sorts digest today as some sort of threat. We'll have a strategy is reactive at. He's keen to make this as much of an international question as he can and he's pointing out to other countries are considering these codes as well and and wrestling with the same dilemmas. So i think australia is hoping that other countries will take it side in this battle and so what did facebook say about. How did they explain itself. Facebook says the australia's position basically rests on a misunderstanding about the relationship between facebook and publishers. And they say the actually. When facebook publishes a link to an article is the publisher actually benefiting from that not facebook and so they think that they should be the ones who are required to pay publishers for linking to publish it stories in fact they say the australia last year they reckon that they generated more than five billion referrals to australia new sites which they say would be worth about four hundred million australian dollars and they say actually if publishes thing that somehow getting a deal from this they should just stop publishing their stories to facebook. They're not under any obligations. Have their stuff on that. But for its part. Google made a different decision. Well that's interesting google's done exactly the opposite you know the tech firms faced with this in some ways. Impossible demand know they were told to pay up or take their business elsewhere. Facebook decided it was probably less bad to shut down its news links than it was to set the precedence of coughing up. Google the opposite choice. And it's this week a deal with news coal. Which is rupert murdoch's news organization and smaller deals with of the news organizations the terms of which have been fully disclosed. But the gist seems to be that. They'll basically pay them lots of money and in return they'll be allowed to carry on listing their news articles. And what do you make of those different approaches to this threat of of the differing actions that google and facebook of taking on this i think really reflect the kinds of business that they're in for face but they say the news actually is quite a small part of what they do is less than four percent. They say of what you see on your news feed for google. I think search engine. That wasn't allowed to show links twenty news articles wouldn't be much of search engine and you can imagine people pretty quickly abandoning google and going to something else like say being which is owned by microsoft which has been a chilly diversities these australian reforms. So i think google just decided that it was too big a hit for it to take facebook decided to gamble and i think we'll see in the next few days whether this gamble pays
Facebook Takes A Hard Line Against Proposed Australian Law
"Facebook has abruptly cut off news to and from a continent. Facebook is blocking users in australia from sharing or reading news stories there several parts to this australian. Publishers cannot post links to their own stories. Ordinary citizens in australia cannot post links to any news stories and in fact people anywhere in the world cannot post news stories that come out of australia. The decision shocked australia news outlets in a huge change for social media in australia. Facebook has blocked news content from being shed on its platform from facebook has taken a stunning step of banning australian uses and publishes from viewing or sharing news articles on its website. What's going on here we've called. Npr tech correspondent shannon bond. I and before we begin we should note that facebook. It's a financial supporter of npr. We cover them like any other companies shannon. Good morning. good morning steve. What caused facebook's move well. Australia is weighing. This proposed law that would force tech companies like facebook to pay big publishers. For linking to their stories this law is trying to address this long running criticism from media companies you know that facebook and google. Npr sponsoring these big tech platforms. Have just sucked up so much of the advertising revenue media outlets around the world. Have these concerns that that's really hurt. The news business news websites just can't compete for advertising with tech giants which are so big so dominant and of course are an important channel to readers. I just wanna know what you're telling me. The law is not even law yet. It's something that's on. Its way to becoming law. And so it's almost a kind of negotiating tactic or lobbying effort. That facebook is said. We're gonna cut you off now right. I mean this fight has been brewing for months. This proposal is expected to become law soon and facebook is just saying it's not going to play with with the rules. Australia is setting which would require platforms to reach deals with publishers to pay for content facebook. Says this law quote fundamentally misunderstands. Its relationship with news outlets view. Is that news that lets choose to post on. Facebook and ultimately publishers benefit more than facebook does and we should say that as this is rolled out. Facebook has acted pretty broadly in terms of blocking things some australian government pages including a fire and rescue agency. Even the weather service had their swipe. Yesterday even facebook's own facebook page was blank in australia. Because it's restoring these pages that have gotten inadvertently caught in the filters are is facebook's response any different than other companies that might be affected by a rule requiring payment in order to to post links. We'll right so the other company could've crosshairs. Here is google which has taken a very different approach. Google had previously also threatened to shut down in australia. It's now reached deals with several big publishers. There most notably it three year global. Deal with newscorp which owns the wall street journal as well as several australian papers. I see. That's notable because newscorp is run by rupert murdoch. he is australian. He's a powerful force in media and politics there. He's been lobbying for years for the tech companies to pay for news content and he has thrown his considerable support behind this law once his companies to be any chance of a like this in the united states. Well i think that's the big concern here and why we're seeing facebook accident act like this. You know it doesn't want to capitulate australia fearing that. Could set a precedent elsewhere and we've heard from lawmakers in canada and europe who say they're open to this approach just last week another. Us tech giant microsoft said it supports version of the australian law and the us. And i think there is concerned that this is something that could we could see here. But you know even if it's just in australia this has big consequences when it comes to. We know that's a problem for facebook. You know it's talked about promoting accurate information. But now people in australia can't post you know. Reputable news stories to counter false claims
Cancel Culture: Slaying the Fox Monster
"We're going to cancel anybody. We disagree with cancel. Culture now has permeated every single part of our society. Sadly i predict it's only gonna get worse. Silence more dangerous voices. You know sean hannity. Maybe you're onto something in advance of an impeachment trial of ex-president on the grounds of inciting insurrection. There is growing sentiment for the cable. Channel that most amplified donald trump's ravings to be held accountable as well in the past week. The new york times washington post mother jones variety and cnn. All entertained musings about fox. One way or another being shunned from polite society. Washington post media columnist. Margaret sullivan declared quote corporations. That advertise on fox. News should walk away and citizens who care about the truth should demand that they do. Such is the post insurrection. Comeuppance zeitgeist after the january sixth riots mainstream social media rid itself of donald trump and thousands of other conspiracy theorists twitter. Dropped more than seventy thousand accounts devoted cunanan single day likewise partner. The extremist heavy twitter clone lost. it's internet host. Republican members of congress suddenly lost sources of campaign funds and donald trump himself lost crucial business relationships. Cancel culture sean. Well yeah more or less and so in this hour. We address two questions first. What if fox news were to be neutralized or at least radically ostracized and secondly in a democratic society in which free speech is foundational. Is that an outcome. We really want. Both questions are premised on the belief that whatever fox has been since one thousand nine hundred ninety six launch a megaphone for wedge issues fearmongering lies conspiracy theories culture. Wars has poisoned with sleep. Mutated it's no longer just an argument with the left. It's explicitly a safe space for insurrectionists and all those who imagine themselves under the heel of tyranny tens of millions of americans have no chance there are about to be crushed by the ascendant left. These people needed defender. You need a defender. Why is no one defending them. That was tucker carlson. One day after the storming of the capital which according to angelo kerosone president and ceo of the left leading advocacy group media matters for america exemplifies the channels dark and treacherous turn. They know that a part of their audience especially tucker's with this idea genocide that white culture is in some way being replaced in decayed and they are trying to appeal to that and they're warning them. They're coming for them. It's a political plain and simple. It's now standard operating procedure in the democratic party. Are you or have you ever been a supporter of donald trump on put a scarlet letter tv on supporters. This is a slippery slope. Are people going to say. We're not going to sell you a car. A republicans. we're not gonna. We're not going to issue you a mortgage conservatives. I mean how far does this go. And you listen as the geniuses explain how the single biggest threat to country isn't chinese. Hegemony or even the coming hyperinflation. Pretty much uncertainty now. Which was one hundred percent caused by elite mismanagement of our economy. But no let's not talk about that. The real threat is a forbidden idea. It's something called that's carlson. Dismissing worries about cunanan a cult dedicated to dismantling government filled with pedophile cannibals. Which is something of a departure from historical conservative values of states rights fiscal responsibility a strong military and self reliance because you know cannibals. The last year in particular is when it certainly seemed as though the cauldron of him and lies. That fox news had been boiling boiled. Over and i think it affected. Everybody's lives i with kobe and all the misinformation and how they influenced the public health response and then in the aftermath of the election. An how they kind of built the framework that really helped undermine the results in the minds a so many of our fellow citizens and after the rage it had helped fuel finally materialized into violence. Did fox hole back humbled in jason over. Its own dark power. No just last week. Here was fox news founder. rupert murdoch. Australia denouncing not insurrection but cancel culture is rigidly enforced. Conformity didn't better. I circled central me. A straightjacket on sensitive -tuni- people have fought too hard in too many places for freedom of speech. To be suppressed for this awful woke orthodoxy murdoch's denunciation of political correctness was widely interpreted as a vow not to cave either to the bleeding hearts or to the even fringe ear conservative channels like newsmax and one american news where many maga- fateful fled on election night. When fox was the first call arizona for joe biden in the aftermath the perennial ratings leader skidded at least temporarily to third place in cable news and for now. Murdoch is steering into the skid. Npr's david folkenflik reports by taking even more news fox news one of their top news. Anchors martha mccallum. She was shifted from seven pm prime evening slot to three pm in the afternoon. And that is a major opinion our and let's be clear conservative opinion. Our among those auditioning is maria bartiromo an anchor. Who has made a lot of unfounded. Unhinged claims here's one from let's just for the sake of argument except that fox news channel has not only crossed a line but defiantly stayed there and thus the chorus of calls for boycotts by its advertisers and of its advertisers in order to starve the beast in the interest of full disclosure in other spaces. I myself have called for that very thing. This happens to be the work. Kerosone media matters has been undertaking. Four years with mixed success. One of the big efforts was a campaign to get either glenn beck to be less destructive or ultimately fired and that's exactly what happens on the other hand or recently advertisers have sled tucker and laura ingram they have lost about half of their paid commercials they used to have more than thirty commercials show now the average between fourteen and sixteen and even though they've lost money obviously they're still on the network and they
How Jessica Lessin got people to pay for The Information
"I wanna start off by talking about something you right you have. Yuba weekly column comes on saturday. It's one of my favorite reads I recommend it to everyone and either this week or the last week you had big tech and media making up your argument was that. They'd been at loggerheads for a while. And now things seem to be have patched patched up but since then rupert murdoch has come out with a screed yelling about social media His new york post ran a screed from josh hawley complaining. That he was being censored by by big tech and social media. andriessen horowitz. One of the premier maybe the most powerful of vc firm in the valley announced that they are going to start their own publication which is quite clearly an end run around publications like yours. And the one. I work for so. Do we still think that big tech and media. I made i mean. I don't think so what i was reading about in that piece was i think a sort of detente between basically the big tech platforms and big publications. Like the new york times like the wall street journal that have for years in. You've been leading the documentation of this wanted more money for their content from the tech platforms. And i think it's notable that in many cases the tech companies are paying out those sums. You know facebook has new news tabs that is significant enough to the new york times that they mentioned it in their earnings report says contributing to revenues so rupert murdoch's company held a big event with face work announcing announcing the payments. That mark zuckerberg was going to hand him. The wall street journal has a multi year error apple news. Deal that who knows if it makes sense for either side but What happened and is that the tech companies have realized. It's better to have sometimes these publications on your side than against you and and these aren't hugely meaningful sums to them so i think that part has changed and it's worth noting because three years ago we would have been here talking about how acrimonious it was. I think you're absolutely right though. There's so that's on the business side of the relationship right the editorial side do you think side. I think thankfully. I think publications are still coming out. Swinging against which i think is very important thing. It's one of the reasons. I started the information seven years ago. You didn't see a lot of that. You saw a lot of hype. He saw a look. How much founders worth. So you know. Reporters and their editors aren't going to back off and they shouldn't in that's very healthy for the business. It's leading to something you mentioned which. I'm really noodling on right now. Though which is more of these senior powerful leaders intact wanting to do an end. Run around the press whether it's chitchatting all day on clubhouse war injuries and horwitz cases launching. Is we broken the information a new media publication where they're hiring you know i. I suspect dozens of staff to the go to source for news. And so yeah. I think we in the media have to be very vigilant about what Leaders particularly intact. Who are very tech. Savvy are doing To get their own message out right now. Want to back up for one second. You said You said tech is coming in. The press is coming out swinging against big tech. And that's good. And i'm sure it will people listen to this. Podcast see con. We've confirmed another another bit of confirmation that the the media is biased against tech with. They're angry about tech they cover tech but they don't like it. I'm generally not very interested in this. I think it's kind of a fake feud but do you have any sympathy for for tech folks. Who do feel like they are. They have been unfairly targetted over x. Lasted for years. Five years. Absolutely not not in sympathy. No because i think the issues and challenges that these companies in their growing power present. Our major i do think the one area i am sympathetic to the grousing tech. Exac is the lack of coverage the sort of narrow scope of coverage right. I think there's a lot happening in the world of technology that is interesting that is important. That is hard to understand and not being written about. And so i would love more of that. I'm sitting down to interview sam altman. Who's running open. A and i'm preparing my questions for him. And it's a range of focusing in on the challenges of ai. But i'm actually inherently curious about all these things. I haven't thought about that. Maybe i could help as well. And so i think we need more of that but but in no way do we need to. To pull back. And i am frankly a little tired of it too and of of the grousing. But but it's it's accelerating in. It's getting louder and technology is giving a bigger mouthpiece to people who feel a real animosity towards the press and i think the environment during the trump administration has empowered that in and we have to be vigilant. So i don't like the peter thiel bankrupt being Gawker a especially Doing it Anonymously for some period of time And there's all sorts of problems with this sort of trump fake news argument but if Vc's or anybody else want to start their own publication to get their own message out and it'll be somewhere in between useful and pravda. What's the problem with. You know. I think if you think of it as like their content marketing arm shore remain. I have the d problem with it. I want hire all the best journalists in the world. I do not want them to go. Work for injuries. And horowitz so Practically speaking i think it's important that talented journalists get opportunities to do real journalism. And so i worry about that a tweet that said it's a call to arms to do this in reference to the andriessen horwitz publication which doesn't exist it. Come out. i think this summer is a called arms to do what we do. Better than ever to show readers. White journalism was must always be independent. And just to play devil's advocate. I don't wanna go work for injuries. And horowitz either you know so. What if they they had. They have twitter forever. They'd had they used to blog a lot Mark injuries and can go on any stage. He wants whenever he wants And talk at length. What's the problem with. Why is this a in any way something we should spend much. It's interesting but why should we spend much time carry about it as journalists welfare. They're hiring just to go back to. I think that is a big deal and they could potentially hire a lot of them. And i think the experience of journalists working in that publications could be very different. Could you write learn about some interesting technologies. Yes but i think we need journalists asking the tough questions and pushing back on power not being a mouthpiece for it and i have learned so much from reading blogs from smart investors about technology. I'm pro that but to say as they did that. They wanna be the go to source. I think misleads the public around. What should be the standard for information for understanding companies and it shouldn't be from the companies themselves
British TV and the threat from tech
"How this week off. Calm the media regulator put out a pretty stark warning traditional. Uk broadcasting is at risk without radical shake-up but at risk of what and. What kind of shakeup are they talking about already. This ofcom is given the go-ahead to two new tv channels including one from rupert murdoch's news. Uk and ofcom is reportedly about to take on the massive task of regulating online harm including social media platforms like youtube an instagram but is a uk regulator really able to police the world wide web. While i'm joined by the person best able to answer those questions day. Melanie does is the newish chief. Executive of com a job. She started in february this year. And she's giving her first major interview to the media. Show elanie welcome to the media. Show thank you very much. Let's start with a quickfire round what you listen to this morning. Gosh i was listening to bbc. Radio news radio four today program. Which is what i often do in the mornings. I'm also these days increasing times radio well but that's how often wake up in the morning. I watched your perm new source. That you i heard two in the mornings day program. So it's a mix of the traditional newspapers. We got quite a lot in our household during the day. I i look at sky news up quite a lot. also bbc news and i'm a fan of bbc. Radio and things like newscast is one of my favorites as well. What was the best thing you've seen on. Tv recently This time of year for me and my family is definitely strictly is just that time of year. Isn't it so. We're addicted to that. Every saturday night and sunday night for the results. Show georgia tech news most evenings. Some evenings are sometimes. Watch the bbc news. Sometimes i tv but to be honest increasingly like a lot of people. I'm i'm watching things on ketchup or doing things on the radio. Lord by the world catch up shortly in terms of online video. Subscriptions huge choices as disney plus amazon. Prime video netflix. Do you have. We've got two three disney but we've got net flicks and prime and some of the others so so we watch a real bletchley of traditional british tv alongside some of the new streaming services and we'll come onto kind of that balance and what it should look like in the future life for those who don't know huge amount about your background your career. You very distinguished career seven. Have you have actually worked in the arts or media or on a film set. Tv newsroom any of that stuff. No i never have myself. But of course what what i what i do bring is inadequate. Lot of understanding. You're kind of public policy. And how you make decisions in that context and i am also an avid viewer and listener. Tv and radio. Why would come appoint someone who's a massive public policy but it hasn't got a background in media and communications. I mean sharon. What was she went to the treasury for many is what does that say about the thinking behind that your appointment what. I'm not so much sure about my own appointment but the important thing in off comments that we have got a lot of experience from all sorts of different walks of life. We've got people who are radio engineers. He knew everything about managing spectrum. Which is one of the jobs we do. We've also got a lot of people with a background in the broadcasting industry. So might my job is to leave the organization and pull that together now. This is the show. We talk a lot about off. Komo news programming media regulator. This may not realize quite how broad you'll remain is. Could you just give us a quick run through of the cost of various that. Come under your purview. The communications regulator. So we look at things like how we get broadband improved across the country and mobile phone services making sure that the consumers valley served. But we also gonna come onto you today. We oversee the broadcasting costing sector and some of the rules and regulations that were that just says of come does a content regulator. Can you talk us through this week's ruling you made over i tv. What did you find what happens next. We found that. I had broken our rules. This is about how they were running on their competitions and some viewers who who wrote in and we're in that competition didn't have their votes counted. So what was great with a really good engagement with tv. The moment they spotted this they told us about it and they've they've really taken steps to address it so we won't be taking any further action but they did break the rules the rules. Should they be punished including facing fines. Well in this case it was human error it was just about putting the data on a spreadsheet incorrectly. And also i. Tv did engage with us really well. I'm really constructively right from the beginning. So we take that kind of thing into account and that's why we'll be taking further action of comes authority outfit. Come from the fact that it can hurt people financially. There's a bit of social stigma opprobrium attached to the fact that you might be found against by off calm but is your power ultimately that you can hurt people in their pocket. Well i mean. I think when you a regulator you've got a range of things that you're you're able to do one of them. Yes is to is to sanction people and find things but ideally is a last resort. An awful of ofcom does and we've been. We've done this in the report. We publish this week is actually bring research and evidence bear on on important questions and to make sure this transparency about what's going on let's focus a little bit on euro as a content regulator and look at some of the other big media stories around this week so all of a doubt in the culture sector. You must speak to you. On a regular basis. as written to netflix's asking them to make clear their drama series. The crown is fictionalized. Now if the crown with broadcast on bbc one and therefore fell under of comes burkas code which you guys make. The bbc put a disclaimer on it. Well i think it's a really interesting question. I mean you know as as you hinting out. There are different rules for different kinds of streams that we can now crtv so if you watching a program on bbc warn itv's for pretty much on sky virgin then you'll again you're watching programs are regulated by off. Commander are broadcasting code. If you're watching netflix six then it's a much narrower so regulations. In fact the regulator there is in holland because net flicks headquartered there for the whole of europe and actually you're watching on on youtube. Then there's no regulation at all so it is quite confusing sometimes for the viewer. Things
Tu-whit tu-Whoo might be buying Wondery?
"Will wonder is new owner. The amazon the wall street journal in gadget report that talks going on valuing wandering around three hundred million dollars. It might all fall apart. Both apple and sony looked into buying the company last month the released version. Two point one of their podcast measurement technical guidelines for public comment. There's no change log so we've made one for you. There's some recommendations of user agent structure apple watch and a statement about ip version six. Brian bar letter from an ad tech newsletter sounds profitable is disappointed telling us at the press release absolutely overstates the promise of client confirmed ad plays ultimately fall short on all of its other goals spotify as large twenty twenty wraps for podcasters with a personal. Look at the data your podcast. You'll find it linked from the spotify for podcasters dashboard. Steve wilson has left apple podcasts to joined los angeles podcast network q code as chief strategy officer. Poltrak has published top. Us publishers for november. Iheart radio is still number. One wondering has jumped from sixth to fourth and incomplete rancor it measures participating publishes only congratulations to jim collison. Who celebrates ten years of home gadget geeks. Today there's a special live show tonight at nine pm eastern anchor powered more than one million show launches in two thousand and twenty. According to the verge spotify says anchor shows account for more consumption in terms of time spent listening than any other third party podcast hosting or distribution provider on its platform. Well specifies made a big jump in. Us app store charts over the past few days. Joe rogan became an exclusive show this week but it also coincides with the release of year in review. An algorithm can highly viral products. That is all to brag about. Excellent music taste. Spotify made a similar jump in app store rankings. Last year when they released here reviews well anyway. Investors liked what they saw all the stock jumped by twelve point six percent yesterday. Metronome is a new landing page for podcasts. Willing to an example today. Thomas g martin was a private investigator has investigated podcast booking agencies and things. They're all rubbish in response. Somebody called designed by creatives reckons. That thomas's article is nonsense. We don't have a horse in this race. Although a bit bored of the automated emails from people wanting to be a guest on this podcast. Which is you can notice. Doesn't do guests on the seventeen bucks a month plan which is always plan. Everyone gets private feeds. Everyone gets two hundred and fifty subscribers private subscribers. That's captivates mark. Asquith in portland. A new weekly podcast about the world of podcasting. Which don't today with some sethi and with me you'll find pod land in all of your regular podcast apps probably and in australia. Rupert murdoch's news corp has teamed up with lachlan murdoch's nova entertainment to produce a set of daily news headlines. Podcasts called news feeds editions for new south wales queensland south australia and victoria or you know the murdoch's control of the media is one concern of the media diversity inquiry so there's that to
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on KGO 810
"Tell he you know, he kind of dug it. But you know, the word was they wouldn't let you back there. But I got a sense, though, that Trump is going to run into some resistance of people there who just retired the weary of four years of him. I mean, even if your supporter it's tiresome it zip up it. Donna's like Jerry Maguire here, never ending assault. You know of trying to defend that guy and, yeah, I mean, there are people inside that newsroom who do feel just as you as as you described, but they also know that you know they have to stay with the program in order to stay employed there. And to play to the audience, So I don't think that whatever their you know, core feelings might be. I don't think you'll see a revolution at all. And I believe that life will will go on. As it has been in that they'll play two people sense of outrage, and that's just who they are. Well, inertia is not technically a force, but it sure seems like one. And and to move things along. It's often very difficult. I am I wonder if it's going to take. You know, like a lawsuit like you mentioned the Seth rich story that Hannity wouldn't let go of how the DNC had killed this guy because You know, he was a real person behind the leaks or some just insane stuff. Well, I think the only thing that could really change things that Fox News is a change in leadership. If if Rupert Murdoch, who You know? Is this still the king pin there and it's 88 or 89 90. He's 89 years old. Now, you know, should loosen his grip on the place and he has, you know two sons who have very different points of view. If James, who's more liberal one were to gain power there, then I think you could see a change. I wonder if it's possible to have like a Lincoln Project kind of channel. You know, for moderate Republicans and Blue Dog Democrats, you know that. I wonder if if you know if it's possible to go backwards because polarization is so popular because it's it's popular for two reasons. One. It's kind of exciting. Even though it's a same time, you know, eat your soul. But the second part of that is, you know exactly who's watching it. So for advertising. It's really, really simple for Fox. It's 55 year old white men. You know exactly what they buy. It's easy. Right. Exactly lot of lot of lot of drug ants there. Um, you know, I think that I think that the idea of a moderate, right leaning Fox news while I mean, I have actually proposed that and written a column suggesting it do I really think that can happen again? I only think it could happen if there's a leadership change that that demands it. Not because of some kind of, you know, change in politics or something like that. Well, there's an old saying that. You know if you're not, Ah, liberal, by the time you're 40 you have no soul. If you're one after 40 you have no brain. I have no brain because I've got more liberal as I've gotten older on guy think that that might be might be changing. I think that they're you know that. You know, in this land of you know, I'm so fortunate I don't have covered. I have a job throughout this horrible recession. And I think of the people that you know that we have this opportunity to show you know whether it's left or right. You know, if these people that you know, we care about you, we're gonna help you get through this thing. I think the reason buying this President United States today is he did not take the carrot or that he did not use the stick, I should say and took the carrot Two Americans, and I wonder if that's possible. I guess we'll find out and the one interesting thing is that Biden has not really take risen to the bait. But he has played it very kind of quiet. You know, he hasn't risen to all the bait that's and thrown at him. And so it'll be interesting to see if he can bridge the divide. It's a very It's a very big gap that we have in our society. Now we're talking to Margaret Sullivan from the Washington Post. One last point along those lines, If if the Democrats get those two seats in Georgia, it might be careful what you wish for. Because you know that AOC and the far left they're gonna expect Ah lot. From this president who doesn't seem like he's willing to give that and it might create some problems in the Democratic Party. Whereas if the Senate stays in their hands When 2022 comes around, you can say Hey, look the same obstructionist. We'll see. I guess I don't know, Margaret. See, there's a lot that's going to unfold. You be safe could be well, okay. Thank you very much. Thanks for having me to take care of her by again. That is Margaret solving, opinionated opinion columnist and opinionated with Washington's Yeah, I had a woman from the Los Angeles Times I'm supposed to have on today and she'll be back on On Friday who has talked about this as well about the inner workings of the messaging on these shows and what it's you know when, when Laura Ingram Has somebody on and allows them to spout this conspiracy theory about the election. There are Thousands of Republicans that worked In states like Arizona, Pennsylvania. Nevada and Georgia. Especially Georgia. But many many Republicans have worked on this. And and have trump call them frauds. Especially in Georgia, with La Flor and Purdue, the two Republican senators facing this runoff. It's possible that Trump may have turned the tide. Fivethirtyeight hasn't a dead even this race. If he's this would be the final nail in the coffin that is Trump. I would like to see the Democrats. Have the House and the Senate and the White House. Not sure what they're going to get done. But I would like to see them. I would like to see him expand the Supreme Court. I would. I would like to see them roll back the tax cuts for corporations. I definitely want to see Joe Biden but through executive orders. Try to fix the things that Trump has done to the EPA things that he's done to CDC. You know, Remember in 2018 Trump dismantled depend Emmick Force. We need that more than anything today. I mean, this pandemic is in 18 months is going to be in our rear view mirror. I mean, they'll still be some remnants of it around. But what about the next one? I tell people this and I just think it's important. That in 20. Let me get the dates. Right was a 2019 hours 2018. It was after the pandemic Task force had been dismantled. They think they want from the Beijing Embassy in China to the Wuhan Virology Institute. They were invited there and I think what was happening was the virology instill was saying we need your help. We need the smart minds. United States help us figure out the possible transmission of a bat to a human That's exactly right. And the cable was sent back to the White House or the State Department, and it was ignored. That was in 2018, then in 2019. Alex is our and Tim Orson, who was on the National Security Council and those are from the health and human services. They attended a symposium on pandemics somewhere the Northeast. Wanna say Boston? And a czar did an interview with the Washington Times where he said it scared me to death. I'm not gonna be able to sleep tonight. Yet he was one of the ones that was dancing around Trump Shadow, afraid to tell the truth..
A Big Publishing Plot Twist: Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster for $2.2 Billion
"Biggest news to hit the publishing industry this year. Possibly several years happened last wednesday. And we're betting that you missed it after all. You were probably contemplating cooking a turkey for two and planning zoom thanksgiving dinners with relatives right so just in case here. It is again the parent company of penguin random house's buying simon and schuster for two billion dollars penguin random house or pr h has already america's largest book publisher according to the new york times. Should the acquisition go through and there are some caveats which will get to pr. H will be. The industry's first mega publisher. The times claims. Let's delve into this just a little bit as we've talked about here before simon and shuster is among the oldest of today's big five publishing houses and one of the most distinguished dick simon and schuster founded the company in nineteen twenty four. The partners first product was hardly a literary masterpiece. It was a book of crossword puzzles. And according to simon and schuster's corporate historian it was a runaway bestseller today. Almost one hundred years. After the lowly crossword puzzle got the entrepreneurial venture off the ground simon and schuster or s operates in a different stratosphere. Today it is america's third largest publisher over the years it's published scads of famous even legendary authors including ernest hemingway and f scott fitzgerald also political figures from both sides of the aisle including jimmy carter hillary clinton and donald trump and contemporary authors. Like bob woodward stephen king and anti prue as well as judy blume s prints and authors have won fifty seven pulitzer prizes and innumerable other literary awards including several caldecott medals one of the highest honors given to children's books the company now sells about two thousand titles annually all told s and s takes in close to nine hundred million dollars a year but early this year. Parent company viacom. Cbs decided to go all in on streaming video in sports looking to cut close to a billion dollars in operating expenses ceo. Bob bakish announced that s wasn't what he called a core asset hence the sale in march the rumored price for us and s was one point two billion dollars a bidding. Were hike the final price to two point. Two billion dollars among other contenders america's second largest publisher harpercollins also vivendi. A french company. That owns a stake in. American publisher has yet and rupert murdoch's news corp clearly penguin random house's parent german media giant bertelsmann was willing to pay top dollar for s and s one reason in addition to the competition between publishers for blockbuster bestsellers the big five face. A formidable rival in certain amazon and when it comes to fighting off amazon size matters since two thousand nine amazon has been a publisher. Not just the world's largest both retailer today. It has sixteen imprints that publish everything from thrillers. To romance novels it signs. Top selling authors like dean koontz patricia. Cornwell taking them and their millions of sales away from traditional publishers in two thousand seventeen amazon published more than twelve hundred titles according to the wall street journal if those numbers have grown in the last three years amazon could well already rival simon and schuster for the volume of new works. It's producing what makes amazon such a tough competitor is a book publisher of course is it status as a bookseller. Moreover it has a number of marketing weapons that traditional publishers. Do not such as the ability to easily promote low priced e books to millions of amazon prime members and kindle owners. The wall street journal reports that along with oodles of cash to lure away big name authors as the largest american publisher penguin. Random house has the clout and logistical network to compete successfully with amazon. The merged company would have annual revenues of three billion dollars according to book industry bible publishers. Weekly but we should note here. The acquisition faces obstacles worthy of an epic novel authors and agents represented by the authors guild. Say such a deal will make it even harder for new authors and so called mid list writers to get published meaning. If you haven't written a blockbuster or a solid backlist title your chances to get published and your earnings could shrink. Pr h says. Simon and schuster will remain editorially independent and both publishing houses say they remain devoted to readers and writers still publishers weekly reports that by blending s. npr h german-owned. Bertelsmann would own about one third of the us book market. That's the number that could trigger antitrust. Investigators to closely scrutinize the deal. According to the new york times but those market share numbers are in dispute in both directions. The authors guild which causes tie up says a combined. Pr h. s. would wind up publishing half of all trade books in the us. Meaning not textbooks penguin. Random house's leadership argues not true and says future market share would be less than twenty percent and that an antitrust investigation is unlikely what happens next will likely hinge on which of these numbers comes closest to reality
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"You heard the Trump supporters have been crowding some of these vote counting places with their sides. Stop the steel. He also said they were booing Fox News and Fox News again has one of the outlets that is cold Arizona or ready for job by one of the other funny things that happened was that Trump was screaming at the Fox. Chairman Rupert Murdoch at midnight. On Election night. That's report that Vanity Fair had called him about his house screaming at him and demanded that Murdoch ordered his staff to retract the call. And when Murdoch said no. And their friends. Long time they've known each other for decades. Yeah, well, you know, the the path continues to be very, very narrow. For Trump. Hence all the lawsuits. Yeah, it's something to atleast Keep your They're rabid fans alive, hopeful and you could see a lot of people buy into it. Now. Some of those people in that crowd are probably paid, but there's going to be plenty of people sitting at home. We're going to be convinced of the rest of their lives, that it was that it was stolen. And I say this for the trump people. They're not in the streets, burning things like that were years ago when Trump won and I know I can say it, not my president. Fighting gets not my president. I don't recognize it. Every job blob everything flip flop this year. It's the crowd that was protesting Trump. Did you see those? Some people were still in the streets last night in places like Portland in New York. They're protesting that Trump is filing lawsuits, which is kind of a weird protestor. That's all. They got me Buyten's ahead. He's likely with something to scream about. He's filing lawsuits. We don't like it. He's breathing. We don't like it. Speaking of which, when we come back, we'll talk about one. There was a decision made today concerning Trump campaign lawsuits in Michigan. Now Michigan was already declared. For Joe Biden, and they're done with the counting, which is one of the reasons the judge kind of turned this aside, but we could get a look inside. What's in some of these lawsuits that the Trump campaign is filing in these states that and more coming up Johnny Ken Debra.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK
"Howard Kurtz is the media guy over at Fox. Said. Shocking that big tech is showing their bias. Nice try at Jack Look tight has really turned after the fiasco off Twitter and Facebook, censoring the Hunter Biden story, which even liberals can't defend, which even Jack Dorsey can't defend because he backed off the policy. Republicans are going to excoriate these tech CEOs for blatant bias and suppression of free speech. And even Mark Zuckerberg and see this freight train coming. He's saying there should be maybe some changes to the mini law that has shielded these companies from being responsible for their content. Yeah, they want to be regulated so nobody else can get into the business. I again I always bring up the same point because it's so obvious. For decades. ABC, NBC, CBS. That was it. They owned the television world. And They were all bias to the left. Nobody went in, regulated them and said, You have to say you have to have people on fromthe right? So Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes started Fox News. They saw an opportunity where there was a dearth of information from people that are giving an ex spouse ing. The conservative views on the topics of the day. And as you know, it's wildly successful. So my question for all these outfits is, do you Are you sure you want to make sure that you want them to be regulated? Because it's so they'll come after your newspaper next, Bill McGurn. Roger Wicker. He's a senator from Mississippi. He's the chairman of this committee. Of of it's being held virtual, so there's no real fireworks anyway, he said. It's time to stop. It's time to stop the free pass under current long they get a free pass to censor anything they find objectionable. In my view, I don't think we should leave it up to big tick to decide what is objectionable. And what is it. I am I the only one in the world that is going. Wait a minute. Who were you? Tell these media companies what they can and cannot include in their sights. Is it So you're gonna have to go to the New York Times and require they put in a bunch of conservatives. You're gonna have to go to Fox and tell them they've got to do a bunch of lefties. And it will bring back the fairness and broadcasting doctrine again, which was applauded for being squashed back in the 19 eighties. So, Roger Wicker says they're getting a free pass. Howard Kurtz gives his response. Well, it's a hard line to draw. But I must say right now, Twitter is pre bunking on issues of the election and mail ballots, in other words, not even waiting for somebody to post and that's bunk. Nobody needs Twitter to be the National Hall monitor for presidential politics, and I think that these Silicon Valley giants have become most powerful media companies on the planet. It seems to me that it depends, of course on who wins the White House. But Democrats have their own issues with big tech, such as decimating local journalism. So for these CEOs testifying today, the free passes over there their years of broken promises of too little too late. I think have brought to this moment when they're practically inviting government intervention. I think they are, but I still don't know how they're going to write the law without violating the constitutional rights of these companies. And again. Hi. I mean, Take your whatever media you want. I mean, is CBS a powerful broadcasting company? You better believe it is. ABC, NBC. You better believe so. That was Howard Kurtz. Big objection is that they're so big and powerful. Well, there's a lot of other big and powerful that are running around out there, too. I think they're I think they're asking for a fight. Along the constitutional lines. 855295 66 100..
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"Murdochs, the Kardashians, their mysterious their influential on they're filthy rich for $100 million to be princesses you take Harry. I will They get to break the law. Rupert Murdoch is caught in a scandal that continues to grow by the minute engulfing his giant company and deep down. We love them because behind closed doors, they're just like us. Okay? Maybe they're not exactly like a from wondering the makers of the shrink next door. An American scandal comes even the rich, a new podcast that bring you totally true and totally shocking story about the greatest family dynasties the world has ever seen. It's a show about power. How you get it. How you keep it and what happens when it goes to your head and the Empire's Worth $1 billion Just in perfume alone? I'm Marissa and I'm broke. We're comedians, former roommates and best friends Way met parking cars for Hollywood big shot. And if you don't think that makes us qualified to host a show about money and power, then you've clearly never parallel parked a Lamborghini. And I want some will be hiking were rigid. Jason on we are with so much happening. You never want to miss a moment of these days. You don't have to on air online and always on your smart device on use radio 1200 W away. I.
U.S. charges Russian military hackers
"A story for you. May Two thousand seventeen voters in France went to the polls to elect a new French president just like in our election the before then Russian intelligence agencies in the Russian government played hard in the French election that year russian-owned websites pushing outlandish rumours about the centrist candidate Emmanuel macron. Those rumors were then processed into pieces Russian state media outlets. macron's rival was a far right candidate named Marine Le Pen she had inherited from her Holocaust denying Father Control of Francis Post. World War Two Fascist Party. So it was the neo-fascist party running against macron. Lapenne far-right neo-fascist campaign was explicitly bankrolled by a Russian state controlled bank. Marine Le Pen went to Moscow and met with Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin during the campaign. This was not subtle. But it was. Too much for Russia to pass up a divisive racist far right fascist candidate injecting chaos into the elections in a major. European. Democracy in twenty seventeen that's like catnip to Russia. Right? They want to undermine democracy everywhere. They will undermine Western countries in general however they can. But Russia's saved its boldest move for the eve of that French. Just two days before the vote. Russian. Hackers part of the same Russian military unit that had disseminated hacked democratic emails during the twenty, sixteen American election the before. They dumped tens of thousands of files, online, nine gigabytes of stolen emails and other information all hacked from Emmanuel Macron's campaign, and that might have become the dominant news story of the final weekend of that campaign. Before French voters went to the polls. It might have actually ended up upending that election if it were not for a quirk of French law, which imposes a media blackout on anything relating to the campaign for full day before voting starts all the way through until polls close on election day. That blackout period in French law precedes this whole scandal with Russia messing with the French election. But it ended up saving the day. The material that was hacked by Russian intelligence got posted online and France just hours before media blackout period began just minutes before the blackout began at midnight that night the macron campaign issued a statement warning that the hackers had inserted forged fake documents into the hack stolen material they pleaded with the media to not report on that junk. And the media didn't. They stuck to the rules. And in the end, Emmanuel macron beat the far-right neo-fascist Marine Le Pen by more than thirty points. And there's a couple of reasons for us be thinking about sort of relearning the story of that. Two thousand seventeen French election right now one is that the intelligence community is raising the alarm that Russian intelligence is executing an operation just like the one they did in France on us right now the supposedly Biden scandal that Rudy Giuliani has been shopping the scandal he. Managed to get printed in the New York Post which president trump has been gleefully promoting ever since including posing with a copy of that paper in the Oval Office that junk that Giuliani has been promoting is being actively investigated by federal investigators as potentially part of a hostile foreign influence operation illegally targeting our election and the intelligence community is investigating this Johnny on the spot. In part because they saw this coming in advance, this is in the New York Times last week quote, The Times reported last January the Ukrainian company were Hunter Biden was once on the Board respond had been hacked by the same Russian Intelligence Unit that hacked the Democratic National Committee in two thousand, sixteen last month US intelligence analysts contracted several people with knowledge of that hack. Asking them for further information because they picked up chatter that stolen burris, my emails would be leaked in the form of an October surprise among their chief concerns was that the burris material would be leaked alongside forged materials and it it's to hurt Biden's candidacy as Russian. Hackers did when they dumped real e mails alongside forgeries ahead of the French elections in two thousand seventeen. So that's what they did to Macron in two, thousand, seventeen they hacked all install all of this stuff from his campaign than they mixed it up with Ford stuffing dumped it right before the election. That's what the US intelligence community said. They believed was going to happen with Barista and sort of October surprise firm Rudy Giuliani. Thank right on time Rudy Giuliani shows up some emails from a mysterious source that are totally unverified and unverified able and only one Rupert Murdoch owned right wing tabloid will air that junk. Put it in their paper. So. That's one reason. The Russian operation in the two thousand, seventeen French election newly relevant to our lives right now, the Russians may be trying that exact same trick all over again except we don't have media blackout rules. The other reason that that two thousand seventeen Russian operation in France is newly relevant. Is that the guys who did it just got indicted by the US Justice Department today? Here they are the Russian military intelligence hackers who carried out that operation to interfere in the French election in two thousand seventeen the Justice Department says in the indictment today that these guys also launched major malware and hacking operations that shut down the power grid in Ukraine that hit the parliament in the nation of Georgia that chemical weapons investigators in the UK and Europe who were looking into the Russian poisoning of former Russian spy, Sergei scruple who was poisoned with a Russian nerve agent on British territory they say, they also orchestrated hacks that hit hospitals in companies. In the United States. They also organize tax that hit the two thousand eighteen winter Olympics quite a list. And? Although. One of the Russian hacker that was indicted today was previously indicted by Robert Muller in two thousand eighteen for his role in the hacking operation against the twenty sixteen election here in the US, today's indictment of these Russian hackers doesn't include any charges related to American election interference this year. That said the election. The American election is two weeks from tomorrow. It's hard to look today's indictment without trying to understand how it relates to our own election and what the Justice Department is trying to signal here. Is that the right way to look at this. Joining us now is Jeremy Bash. He served as chief of staff at the CIA and at the Defense Department under President Obama Jeremy Nice to see. Thanks for making time. It, Rachel. So, this is a lot. Going on the surprise announcement today from the Justice Department about the indictment of these Russian hackers when you look at this with your background in intelligence and your understanding of what Russia has done to target our democracy and others. What do you think is most important here for people to understand. Well I think was most important is that the GRU this Russian military organization that was responsible for the two thousand Sixteen Hacking Dump Operation Against the Democrats that was responsible for the two thousand seventeen election appearance in France as you noted, and is responsible for these militias cyber attacks globally including, against us, hospitals and. They are very active. They're very capable and they are in fact probably behind this this Russian. Intelligence operation at least a looks and appears to be Russian intelligence operation targeting the Biden campaign. Last. Week Andrew Weisman, who is part of the Miller investigation wrote in Law Fair about the decision that was made by bill bar earlier this year this spring to drop criminal charges against Russian companies that had participated in the attack on our election in two thousand sixteen and that didn't actually get a lot of attention when it happened in March I think in part because the country was overwhelmed by what was starting to happen to us in terms of covid why spent makes the case that before may have acted essentially improperly in dismissing those charges essentially signaling to Russia that the. US Criminal Law wouldn't be used against them as a tool if they wanted to interfere in the election this year I'm wondering if this might be a signal in the other direction, if this might be some sort of signal to brushback rush intelligence ahead of what appears to be their ongoing efforts to boost trump in his reelection effort. Hartono, racial. But what we do know is that there are mixed signals being sent by the US government here. Today we have the Justice Department indicting Russian hackers, but you've got the president of the United States welcoming condoning what looks apparently like a Russian intelligence operation targeting the Biden campaign remember Rachel that Rudy Giuliani. In Kiev, with Andrei Dirk Catch Ukrainian lawmaker who has been assessed by US intelligence and announced by our Treasury Department to be a Russian asset for the last decade. Giuliani goes to Kiev meets with Dir cash and he comes back and low these many months later, Giuliani surfaces up with these a very mysterious emails. So every Intelligence Professional Rachel that I've talked to the last twenty four hours says that this walks like a Russian intelligence disinformation campaign this talks like a Russian intelligence to information campaign. This is most likely Russian intelligence is permission campaign against the Biden team.
How should the media cover the presidential race in the Trump era?
"Rid of the ballots. Locker up has now morphed into get rid of the ballots. And that's become an effect. The trump campaign slogan and the trump campaign strategy. It became the strategy yesterday when Donald Trump said that. And get rid of the ballots are the first words of a New York Daily News op Ed piece today with the headline. The president is psychopath the new. York daily. News is one hundred and one years old, which makes it New York City's youngest circulating daily newspaper. And it carries a headline in twenty twenty. That was unthinkable. When the daily news was founded in one thousand, nine hundred nineteen. President is a psychopath. The article is written by two psychologists and it says get rid of the ballots and there won't be a transfers said Donald Trump on Wednesday. This comment is a direct dangerous expression of his anti-democratic intention. If unstopped trump may well destroy our two, hundred, forty, four year, old democracy, it is time to stop pulling punches. It is time to stop relying on political pundits to weigh in on trump's behavior, which they often softened and even normalized. We are psychologists and we are convinced Donald trump is a psychopath his malignant behavior over the past four years is growing escalating right before our eyes trump's psychopathy will change us forever if he is not stopped. And today the New York. Times. Published up ed piece by the newspapers distinguished columnist Michelle Goldberg which says the President Quote Daily defiles his office with. Corruption disloyalty and Sater's. The president of the United. States is aspiring fascist who would burn democracy to the ground to solve his diseased he go. Michelle Goldberg. In New York Times print. Refers to. The rotten and squalid party that is enabling him. These are all words that could not in did not appear in the New York Times about American presidents and now fit. Well within the bounds, the contours of mainstream comment about this president. The New York Times. Is One hundred, sixty, nine years old. And it's had to find new language to deal with Donald. Trump because donald trump has brought new language to the presidency like get rid of the ballots. The. New York Post. Is Two hundred nineteen years old the oldest New York City newspaper was founded by Alexander Hamilton but it is now owned and operated by an Australian born billionaire who liked donald trump got his start in life from his rich father. And history will show Rupert Murdoch's most significant contribution. To his adopted country. Has Been. The perversion. Of Television news into a presidential propaganda channeled named after the animal in the forest that legend has it is the most cunning and to put it mildly untrustworthy. Fox.
Jacob Blake: Trump visits Kenosha to back police after shooting
"Yesterday and a question via White House reporter Donald Trump was asked if he condemned the vigilante killings carried out in Kenosha Wisconsin by a seventeen year old trump supporter from Illinois who was in illegal possession of the fifteen style rifle that he used to kill two protesters in Kenosha shooting one of them in the back. And wounding another donald trump not only declined the opportunity to condemn his seventeen year olds, supporters illegal possession of and use of that weapon to kill people. Donald trump actually offered a self defense theory in what is now the murder case that the seventeen year old has been charged him. And that is because Donald Trump believes the way for him to win. The presidential election is to win the vigilante vote. And the vigilante sympathizer vote. Last night at this hour on the Fox propaganda channel owned and operated by Donald trumps Favorite Emigrant Rupert Murdoch Donald Trump compared the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha. With a Golfer missing a PUTT. Shooting a guy in the back many times I mean. Couldn't you have done something different Caen of wrestle. In the meantime he might have been going for a weapon and you know as a whole big thing there but they choke just like in a golf tournament they miss a three foot comparing it to golf because he of course, that's what I'm saying people. Yes, he was comparing to golf and he was sanitizing what looks like an attempted murder by a police officer on video to just being an imperfect judgment made in a tense moment. For Donald Trump Jacob Blake, clinging to life in a hospital bed and Kenosha after repeated surgeries for these seven bullets fired into his body represents nothing more than a missed pot.
James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board over editorial differences
"Murdoch Murdoch has resigned from the board of directors of News Corps, the publishing arm of his family's media empire. As NPR's David Folkenflik reports. It's very public evidence of the rupture within the Murdoch Family News Corp owns The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post and major papers in the UK in Australia. It's sister company, Fox Court on Fox News. It was all built by Rupert Murdoch, who pitted his two sons, Lachlan and James, against each other to succeed him. Lachlan, who's more conservative, prevailed in resigning, James sighted unspecified editorial choices by the company. He earlier criticized the Murdochs Australian papers for discounting the role climate change is played in deadly wildfires there. More recently, The Journal's opinion section sparked objections in its own newsroom over claims about the pandemic and black lives. Matters protests. While Fox News is technically separate. Some of its recent segments have been widely denounced his racist even by some Fox news staffers and its provided strong support for President Trump.
James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board over editorial differences
"The youngest son of billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch. James Murdoch made a break from the family business. On Friday, He resigned from the board of directors of News Corp. The family's publishing empire. He said the exit was over disagreements over certain editorial content published by its news outlets and certain other strategic
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK
"Two thousand nineteen by name is Tom Sullivan. We are. We're getting a lot of lot more noise. Let me put it that way about breaking a big tech. We've done some shows here about it. It's getting more. Attention been going on for quite some time. But all of a sudden, we see more and more and more talk about breaking a big tech. I went on a little bit of a rant yesterday about all of this. I understand. I get it that Facebook and Google and even apple Amazon, for sure. They've grown into giant's absolute giants. Just because a company is big, in my opinion that doesn't mean you break up a company because they're big you break up a company because they do not let any competition in and the reason why Mark Zuckerberg and others have testified before congress about. Yep. Yep. I guess we're going to need regulation. I've said it a million times they're doing that so that they can close the gate and not let anybody in there already in they got him. And if you let the marketplace work without government regulations building, fences around these companies to control them, what they will do is they will prohibit other people from entering into that business. Now, I don't know. Checking my, my my, my space account. What? Yeah. The my space account. You know what I think? I don't know if I ever cancelled by my space account boy, that was Rupert Murdoch, but a bunch of money into that. And lost his shirt on it. Is my space, didn't you tell me Alex? It's still around. It's like a got some sort of, of, of music. Still there. So I, I don't know what my user name was. I don't know what my password was. I guess I could go in and go through the whole drill about can't remember your username, well click here. So, but so much changed. I don't even I don't live where I lived. I don't work where I worked when I head of my, my space account, my point to you is that was the biggest thing going. How many of you, I'll, you know, I don't know I'm gonna bust you on your age. How many of you loved, your AOL account, you have mail, even made a movie about it? So these, these wildly successful dominating technology companies, I guess we could go down a long list of companies that have come and gone. They're gone. I ALL is still there. I know my space is still there. I know. But I truly believe that Google and Facebook and other companies like that are going to have some sort of new whiz, bang competition somewhere and the marketplace will prevail. Now, whenever I do this, I defend these companies. I get into the political side of it, and I don't really want to well, Tom, you know, they don't let conservatives, you know, we don't we can't put our. I I'm sorry. I see lots of conservatives on Facebook, and you can find their information on Google, and you can have get their books from Amazon and. I know there are some and I have the Alex Jones of the world, I've always taken the position that this.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on KCRW
"Rupert murdoch. The mogul who owns Fox News. The Wall Street Journal and other newspapers and networks around the world is arguably the most powerful man in media today, but in nineteen sixty nine he was a hungry. Thirty eight year old looking to break into London's newspaper establishment as Jeff London reports a new play called Inc. Chronicles those years at the beginning of ink Rupert Murdoch meets with an ambitious editor named Larry lamb and asks him. What makes a good story lamb answers with journalism HS five basics. Who what when where why but land played by Johnny Leanne Miller wants to ditch. Why why something happened the stories over? Instead don't answer. Why story can run run run forever? And the other reason actually, honestly, I think is there is no why most times why suggests that a plan a point to things when they happen. And this not just not sometimes just happens only thing with us getting some why it's what's next. What's next is the story of failing British newspaper, the sun and its rebirth as a tabloid under Murdoch and lamb the play was written by James Graham. I wanted to do reckon origin stories to go back to the birth of what? Now feels like the predominant kind of tone to news media, especially when you think of folks, news and social media the internet's out, it's very aggressive. It's populist, and sometimes it feels I guess quite dangerous Murdoch already owned newspapers in Australia New Zealand and wanted to crack the British market, but he found he wasn't welcomes says birdie Carvel who plays the future mogul. Ironically, really, given his beginnings from wealthy. And established straightened family to come into the British society and beheld as an outsider and so two almost excluded from establishment. I think that probably key in terms of his appetite to overturn and to disrupt. When I hit codes and traditions. I hear the rules as written by those who benefit from them to stop others from treading on that tough. He enlists editor land who assembled the staff of other establishment rejects to take on the most popular paper in Britain playwright, James Graham, says the Daily Mirror was filled with highbrow conversations about art and politics, the sun decide to be fun. It's cheeky mischievous it sometimes insulting everything. He's in all caps. Everything screened from the paper..
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on KCRW
"Rupert murdoch. The mogul who owns Fox News. The Wall Street Journal and other newspapers and networks around the world is arguably the most powerful man in media today, but in nineteen sixty nine he was a hungry. Thirty eight year old looking to break into London's newspaper establishment as Jeff London reports a new play called Inc. Chronicles those years at the beginning of ink Rupert Murdoch meets with an ambitious editor named Larry lamb and asks him. What makes a good story lamb answers with journalism five basics who what when where why but land played by Johnny Leanne Miller wants to ditch. Why why something happened the stories over? Instead don't answer. Why a story can roll enrolling run forever. And the other reason actually, honestly, I think is that there is no why most times why suggest a plan a point to things when they happen. And there's not there's just not sometimes just happens only thing with us. He's a why it's what's next. What's next is the story of failing British newspaper, the sun and its rebirth as a tabloid under Murdoch and lamb the play was written by James Graham. I wanted to do an origin story to go back to the birth of what? Now feels like the predominant kind of tone to news media, especially when you think of folks news and social media and the internet's out, it's very aggressive. It's populist, and sometimes it feels I guess quite dangerous Murdoch already owned newspapers in Australia New Zealand and wanted to crack the British market, but he found he wasn't welcomed says birdie Carville who plays the future mogul, ironically, really given his beginnings from wealthy. And established straightened family to come into the British society on beheld as an outside doing. So it's almost excluded from establishments. I think that the key in terms of his appetite to overturn and to disrupt when I hit codes and traditions. I hated the rules as written by those who benefit from them to stop others from treading on the tough. He enlists editor land assembles the staff of other establishment rejects to take on the most popular paper in Britain playwright, James Graham, says the Daily Mirror was filled with highbrow conversations about art and politics, the sun decide to be fun. It's cheeky mischievous it sometimes insulting everything is in all caps have screened from the paper..
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on 710 WOR
"They're not using the song. No, no. That's all brand new music. But the movie was good movie was good. But it wasn't a musical Lynne. Hello, quite got tremendous horrific reviews. Absolutely. It's always great to have a exciting Broadway show because it just kind of lifts the spirits of New York City any Broadway. Such a big part the life of the city, and you got a big hit Broadway show. It's just really you could feel the could feel the excitement last night time. You've got one right would say, okay. What are you gonna pay yourself on the back the rest of the year? I right. And I'm gonna give you one other tip to this is a play, folks. I saw it last night. It is terrific. It's about to open. It's going to get reviews to good reviews. It's called ink. And it's a fascinating story about how Rupert Murdoch who owns the New York Post and all those newspapers how Rupert Murdoch came to power. How he got power, right? What you did? After the show last night. I had a little talk back with the playwright afterward that went extremes. You're on the stage on the stage like the playwright. Yeah. Well, I got an Email from Bridget who was there. Did you know bridge was there when I did not I did not said, Len you're sitting across from treasure. Michael, you're talk back event. And last night the best show conversation. We have ever heard bla-bla-bla treasure lens throwing up throwing up you say here you go lead. Behold, Michael is a genus the absolute top in this world be nice to him on that ain't happening. I mean, really treasure. And gene, I'm sitting across from a treasure. Listen, listen. I mean, I gotta do this fool's gold ups the across you know, I I I am pretty modest guy..
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on Tech News Today
"So again, it it's not an ideal situation for them. I think to see it as a marketing play a given the billion plus devices are out there. There's a chance of getting more eyeballs, and maybe promote your brand, maybe get a direct subscriptions. I think that's sort of the gamble. They're taking. You also point on your article Rupert Murdoch. Of course, you know, largely important. He drove the deal that made the Wall Street Journal kind of be you know, that that led to the Wall Street Journal being include brightness, why why is it important to Murdoch to be involved as because he wants to be wherever this this next digital wave happens to be wants to be at the forefront of that. So no Murdoch yet he was driving force in a deal with the journal, which explains partly why the is part of it, despite the fact that there's a big price differential between what the journal charges what apple charged with apple charges. It Murdoch has experienced with apple he cut a deal with apple with Steve Jobs back in two thousand eleven for an ipad based newspaper called the daily. This is different from the New York Times podcast called the daily. But if you're about two thousand eleven you may remember, remember, I it was the first big push. It was both to promote the ipad as as as a new means for reading news. Newspapers magazines also way for traditional players to sort of become digital. It was a very kind of one to one kind of thing. Right. It's like if you're a magazine newspaper guy as Rupert is the ipad is an easy thing to grasp right because I know it's a physical thing on top of everything else, and it sort of mimicked how magazines newspapers look so it was an easy thing for him to grasp it didn't work, and I think a lot of the continent south, but also because people weren't flocking to pets read newspaper type content. So you know, I think there's a bit of of legacy thinking play in this. And you know, I think it's there's a there's a sign that he's a little bit out of touch with that move pushing it forward, I think that's where the other reason though to is he really wants the journal to broaden its coverage to be more a general news service or the Washington Post. And I think that's been of that's been the issues for the journal. He wants a Do do the the. feels getting all these devices could give broader to to not the traditional journal reader. So another aspect of this also is that the the journal has been hiring staff to accommodate all the content that they're creating however how they're hiring that staff is very indicative of what they think about the the long term potential of the service, right? Like, they're not hiring fulltime employees or staff like any other fulltime employees on their staff. They're hiring contract workers. What does that say is as far as how they might feel about news? Plus, yeah. No that explains some of the tension that happened actually inside Dow Jones company that Rupert Murdoch leads where as I said, he he wants to broaden the coverage of the journal getting Annapolis way to do that. Hopefully, the windfall from this deal will allow the journal hire more reporters to cover more general interest news lifestyles, or it's politics. Other executives at Dow Jones weren't sure that this is the route to go. So what they're doing is..
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"A huge parliamentary majority. But in the end, he was faced with a eurosceptic press from people at Rupert Murdoch and had the choice. The either made the case for Europe, wrist obsessing, depressed parent, and in the end, he didn't make the case European way. We're reaping we're so reaping what we sold George. Thank you very much. Indeed, George Parker their political editor for the financial times. Now the prophets made, by the way, China's leading tech and mobile phone company have soared despite its current battle with the US administration. Washington says while way has broken its trade embargo with Iran and also that its equipment can be used for spying by the Chinese government. It's fan Weiwei's five g technology and persuaded many of its global allies to do the same nonetheless annual prophets for the Chinese company are up twenty five percent and sales of its smartphones are up forty five percent. It's a phenomenal result for why? And I asked we young who is tech correspondent with the financial times in the firm's home city of Shenzhen. If it was expected to some extent it's to be expected because always smartphone sales of doing so well last year, they overtook apple to be the world's second largest sponsor manufacturer. But from another point of view because of all the pressure, especially from the US has been put on. On highway because of its five G will out it surprising that despite that pressure has still managed to grow very strongly overseas. A forty five percent jump in sales very latest smartphone. I mean, that's phenomenal under any circumstances. But perhaps more understandable when you put in the context of more than half of its sales are still in China. That's right. And is one of the most innovative brands in China, for example, when the fest foldable smartphones showed very high right now. But overall, the worldwide smut for market is slowing and this month for market in China is also slowing because of consumers now spending money at a much slower rate than before. So it is still quite impressive that while he has managed to jump so much in itself. Just the overall market slowing now as regards the US putting pressure on countries around the world on its allies to stop using way technology. Why always really coming out fighting isn't it the chairman saying things like they just want to smear because they're losers. They've abandoned the table manners. Yes. And I think he has gained in confidence over the last few months after the arrests of the chief financial officer in December. She's still being held waiting expedition to the US on charges of throw it related to reaching around. Sanctions is also filed a lawsuit against the. Saying that it's been on way is unconstitional countries around the world that have banned while wait five g technology make up nearly a third of the world's GDP. I mean, that's a business. Obstacle in anybody's book, isn't it? Although I would say that those countries, for example, a stray Leah and the US on the major targets for five in any case that they expect more of a safety take up in East Asia. And if you look at the way that telecomms has grown so rapidly in China even here in his home city of engine insulin. China why are we say that they're more four g masts here than there are in the whole of France. So the tokens market in China is also very very dense which might make it easier for me to let go some of the foreign markets. Now, shutting that have the bean words of pride from the government in Beijing in response to these figures or are they quite keen to keep a distance given that. The relationship between the government and while ways at the center of this whole row, the Chinese government doesn't tend to comment on companies and things that the government has been very active in defending its companies, especially against perceived slights from the US and think from the beginning Beijing's ministry of foreign affairs has been quite clear that it sees the expedition charges against the CFO as politically motivated as a plot to keep trying to down speaking from southern China that was you and Yang whose tech correspondent for the financial times newspaper. You're with the BBC World Service and news.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"What they all say Gary channel. We're live today. Old stump brewing company in Pomona coming out and say, hi, we'll be here until two o'clock. We were in the middle of swamp. Watch we've been talking about some political stuff. I mentioned Elijah Cummings. He's the chair of the house oversight and reform committee. He is requesting information now from a former knock a Fox News reporter who was working on a story that our network eventually killed about the whole stormy Daniels thing so Elijah Cummings wrote this letter to former FOX reporter, Diana fell. Zony requesting information regarding quote, debts and payments to silence women, alleging extramarital affairs on and on and on all documents in your or your agents, custody controller possession have to be turned over to the oversight committee. Fox has not said exactly what they're going to do with this. They have not responded to comment the New Yorker magazine said that foul zone was was told by her boss at FOX at the time. Ten lacouer. Sort that Rupert Murdoch wanted the president to win the election. So he was supposedly want to ordered this this story spiked. So they would never get to it Faulk says that's not at all what happened. They simply did not have enough factual information to go forward with the story at that point. Hey, raise your hand, if you want to hear from Jeb Bush, anyone please clap. Jeb Bush has that done for an interview with nobody answered the David nobody answered in the affirmative crystallizing, my next point got it. Okay. That somebody actually asked Jeb Bush for an interview a series called the axe files. I don't know where this airs. I don't know what on what platform called up Jeb Bush said we'd love to talk to you. Which means I will never watch the X files. This is David Axelrod, the former Obama adviser. Okay. There you go. Right. So Jeb Bush sat down for this interview. And he says he thinks a fellow Republican should challenge the president in twenty twenty. He says I think someone should run just because Republicans ought to be given a choice. He says it's hard to beat a sitting president. But I have to have a conversation about what it is to be a conservative. I think it's important. Okay. Let us go down the list of successful people who have run against an incumbent president.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on KCRW
"By allying itself with a huge company like AT and T, you know, and so he wanted to see it blocked as well. I would assume, but I'm I've got to say Murdoch's people declined to speak on the record to us about it. Rupert Murdoch is not a young man he's in his late eighties. It's known that his children are not wild about certain aspects. Certainly a Fox News except for the aspect that it makes billions of dollars in profit. Would you expect will happen to Fox News when Rupert Murdoch has gone? Well, it's a great question. I don't have the answer. I think it's it's going to hang on Lachlan Murdoch. Probably he's the son the. Oldest son of of Rupert who is going to be the top person overseeing Fox News with his father. And he shares his dad's politics, I think he's quite conservative. But I have heard that people at FOX seemed to think that maybe he'll make it slightly more center, right James Murdoch, who's much more of a political independent is not going to be involved. He sort of opted out of all of this. And the thing is it makes so much money. Like this for them. I'm just not sure they're going to want to do anything that hurts the golden goose Howard, the Trump presidency and the future. Fox News linked to each other. How how do you expect to see the campaign covered? Well, I mean one thing that is a danger for Trump is that the FOX base viewership needs to be enraged in order to keep the business model working, but it's not necessarily great for Trump to only reach those. People e can get cornered by his own allies. And it's happened before it happened on the budget deals where he wound up in an effort to replace FOX. He wound up doing things that really hurt his own popularity and that could happen again in the campaign. He may find it hard to broaden the base the way he needs to to get reelected, if he's only narrowcasting his message.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Powerful by allying itself with a huge company like AT and T, you know, and so he wanted to see it blocked as well. I would assume, but I'm I've got to say Murdoch's people declined to speak on the record to us about it. Rupert Murdoch is not a young man he's in his late eighties. It's known that his children are not wild about certain aspects. Certainly a Fox News except for the aspect that it makes billions of dollars in profit. What do you expect will happen to Fox News when Rupert Murdoch has gone? Well, it's a great question. I don't have the answer. I think it's it's going to hang on Lachlan Murdoch. Probably he's the son the oldest son of of Rupert who is going to be the top person overseeing Fox News with his father. And he shares his dad's politics, I think he's quite conservative. But I have heard that people at FOX seemed to think that maybe he'll make it slightly more center, right James Murdoch, who's much more of a political independent is not going to be involved. He sort of opted out of all of this. And the thing is it makes so much money. Like this for them. I'm just not sure they're going to want to do anything that hurts the golden goose Howard, the Trump presidency and the future. Fox News linked to each other. How how do you expect to see the campaign covered? Well, I mean one thing that is a danger for Trump is that the FOX base viewership needs to be in. Enraged in order to keep the business model working, but it's not necessarily great for Trump to only reach those people e can get cornered by his own allies. And it's happened before it happened on the budget deals where he wound up in an effort to please FOX he wound up doing things that really hurt his own popularity and that could happen again in the campaign. He may find it hard to broaden the base the way he needs to to get reelected, if he's only narrowcasting his message.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Was good. Oh my God. All right. Lou. Two-thirds silhouette her. That's a good. What if Lou laps at that? That's okay. The new man a new, man. Yes. Well, this is why the Mets are no longer here. That's right. You happy anniversary last, right. Right. Our first year that went like that one year at all, right? Bombshell report in the New Yorker, Fox News, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, and which I would say lean slightly to the right. Let me finish it knew about Donald Trump's illegal hush money payment to stormy Daniels during the two thousand sixteen election, and according to the New Yorker, Fox News deep six the story. There was a FOX journalists named Diane fell zone. She had obtained proof of the extramarital affair with stormy Daniels. And she was told by her bosses, and here's the quote from the New Yorker good reporting Kitto, but Rupert wants Donald Trump to win. So just let it go. And that report was never aired on Fox News. Now, I will say in defense of the Rupert Murdoch empire. Where did the stormy Daniels affair I come out in the Wall Street Journal, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch? Yeah. I think it's a very long report in a New Yorker about Fox News and the talks about the FOX White House, and while you had Bill shine who is the president of Fox News is now these communications director, Sean Hannity is considered a, you know, chief-of-staff my default. He allegedly talks to the president every day. And you do have to ask yourself at one point we ever back away from this. Because this is clearly advocacy journalism. Fox loves the president, the president loves FOX. I mean, look at the president's tweets overnight. He was quoting Sean Hannity he was quoting Tucker Carlson. I mean, these are his peeps. And so Fox News will say something and the president will then say it, and they go back and forth. And you wonder sometimes if it's not Fox News, which is setting the policy for the president. Well, I will tell you this though, Len back in the day. What was the right arm of any democratic president? It was the New York Times and the New York Times editorial board set policy for every democrat. So, you know, this isn't there's nothing new here. The New York Times MSNBC CNN now which used to be I thought down the middle which is now lurched totally to the left and has become anti-trump. This is the world that we live in. There are no longer media organizations that are just going. To give you the way. Walter cronkite. Did this is the news with no commentary, no color? No slant. And this is just the world we live in now. So what's it gonna be like fifty years from now even worse even more from polarized? I'm a little bit hopeful. I think the polarization has become so ugly. The anger is so palpable. I think people are gonna get tired of it. And try to do what we do on this show on our first anniversary disagree, but in spirit of fellowship, friendship and humor. Well, someone I heard someone say that they seem the FOX mantra seems to be to get people angry. In other words, those Democrats are banned those liberals liberal, you don't think MSNBC is trying to get people angry. Have you read any of the crazy columnists in the New York Times Charles blow that lunatic, Paul Krugman? These people what they wanna kill Trump. You're getting angry. I am I've got to come down. But FOX I'm right though, Joe Joe. Both sides are angry. Borders, they on crime those damn liberals. And and and everyone gets all stirred up in the president. Then, you know, pirates FOX and from the left wing we hear you voted for Trump bureau racist, you're racist. White supremacy elected Trump, that's what we hear on the left where there's a fine. Kettle of fish. Depress. The pressing this show is so much fun. That's right because we're just ridiculous us. Let's get to the let's get the news at seven thirty from show. Barley morning, Joe. This'll make him more depressed. There's been a spike in murders and rapes in New York City murders up thirty seven percent rapes of increased nineteen percent compared to last year. Amazingly. Overall crime is down eight percent. They say mayor de Blasio says what police will do now with redeploy officers to the troubled areas the answer here. He's to come up with new strategies new approaches or deepen the things that we know work and apply them to the areas of greatest concern. This is why we're the safest big city America. This is why we will continue to be the safest big city America because of the ability of NYPD again overall crime is down eight percent. The search for potential victims and survivors continues at Alabama today after tornadoes tore through the state twenty three people dead, including three children the governor Kay. Ivey says the death toll could go higher tornadoes ravaged parts of our great state leaving behind trails of devastation and the loss of human life. President Trump is offering federal help Democrats have launched an incredibly broad investigation of the president looking into everything from his actions as president with personal business to his inauguration. And even members of his cabinet Eighty-one associates. Of the presidents have received a request for information. The president says will cooperate. But reiterated investigation is a hoax and a witch-hunt could be some legal. Trouble ahead for congresswoman Alexandria, Calcio Cortez. Fox News reports a complaint has been filed with the Federal Election Commission, accusing her campaign violating finance laws by funneling nearly a million dollars in contributions from a political action committee to a private company allegation claims DO sees chief of staff say hot Chakrabarti control. The political action committee that raised the money then improperly transferred it to an LLC that he also controlled group that filed a complaint claims that the Cortez campaign believes their causes. So great they don't have to play by the rules. You know, as NBC has that story, they would have buried it. They were totally off. And that's that's on the same footing with a felony campaign violation Daniel L any campaign by it is what it is. That's a fact this is okay, though, right? I didn't say that. But you're saying on the same as. I don't know. Just say, oh, see it's a million dollars be wrong. If it's see that's the problem. If it's if no, well, if it's a million dollars was raised by political action committee, and then goes to an LLC. Yeah. That's a problem. The locker up. That's what I think. I don't disagree with. You are news brought to you by NYC pain MD treatment for arthritis pain. Call one eight hundred six hundred ninety eight hundred six hundred knee and President Trump's former attorney Taikang probably not going to be invited back to the White House anytime soon, he's praising special counsel. Robert Muller this morning in an interview with the news podcast the investigation. This is what he says about Muller about Muller's American Europe. Bob Muller's again. That even came from an argument privileged background has backbone of steel he walked into firefight in Vietnam to pull out one of his injured colleagues. Trump is better off without that guy. Tycom please calls calls Muller class act and a very Justice oriented person. Go shave your mustache. All right. Thank you. Joe? All right. Crime is down. But will it stay that way? Or are we hurtling back to the nineteen seventies art of the policies of this progressive mayor, we will discuss when we get back.
"rupert murdoch" Discussed on The Daily Zeitgeist
"This new the daily show finally has a spiritual successor, you know, after John Stewart left the daily show, some people still like it with Trevor Noah, but some people think it's not. Quite up to snuff. We now have the air apparent yet. Best comedic news show. We're gonna talk about that listen to a couple of clips from that toast by Mike Huckabee. We're going. I'm so. We're gonna talk about the Brexit agreement. Not really we're just going to tell you that everything's fucked. Trump's numbers are sliding. But the wall is also becoming more powerful. And we're gonna talk about Karen Pence's new teaching job all of that. And more on today's daily zeitgeist. But first, Andrew what is something from your search history? That's revealing about who you are. Okay. My most recent search history was just I guess it would be a Wendy dang. I don't wanna give away the third word 'cause it gets into one of my other things that we're going to talk about. So Wendy, dang something. But I was doing a little bit. You know, what fucking I searched Wendi Deng bio pic to find out if anyone was working on one. Okay. Because I I had a moment where I was like, I'm all right that mall fucker. And then I ran it by my Chinese writer, friends, and they were like. I sure the Murdoch family has spiked that for eternity and also you can decide if this is like pursue this. And honestly, there's you really like fighting like looking at the line between career suicide and life suicide. Oh, wow. Yes. It's just like, right? Of course. But when he day for anyone who doesn't know is like a wears WALDO of the worst people on earth. Yeah. Always with it's incredible. I mean, Jared, Ivanka, of course, she's married to Rupert Murdoch. She had an affair with Putin. Pretty sure Antonio. Tony blair. Yeah. That was a big deal that she had an affair with. Tony Blair like, well, it's on core was she likes. She like a anything. She's as Chinese fi. I hope so she's not a Chinese spy letdown. Imagine if she was doing all this insane shit. She was doing she wasn't Jay. The vibe of all these people. It was just my anyway, I might still do a fictionalized version of this. But Wendy, ding, probably like the woman who has more leverage over people who have more power over a larger population than anyone who's ever lived ever. Right. You think she's got that compromise on everyone on Putin literally every it's you got low T Vlad. I just like she's so powerful. And she was just like, you know, born outside of Shanghai during the cultural revolution. And was like fuck this. Do the opposite of all of these. So when you said people were telling you like career suicide in that. What like you just be blacklisted for even attempting? I mean, they're basically like you can write it. But for sure no one will ever ever ever ever, touch it. I'm right because of all the other forces at work and shows box. Yeah. Basically, a good thing to know. Is that Andrews end game for his career is being a Fox News analyst. That's that's the time. Yeah. I guess I could write a glowing bio pic of Wendy day. So sanitize like the it girl. Well, maybe I mean, she left Rupert Murdoch didn't she's so maybe they're like not fucker. It just feels like that can't be raise. And because it would still it would be mostly Eddie movie about her would mostly. It'd be about that time. I would imagine. Or at least have a big part about it. Yeah. Regardless. It's like, you know, you'd have to do it like succession style, right? Why? Not clear, but it is clear. Yeah. And just made it like inspired the masters buyer. But yeah. Yeah. Them out by name, which we want. Yeah. Dang Daniel is that a good title? Get it again powerful the literary classic dang paying anyway. Search for Wendy day. What is something you think is underrated. Okay. Well, it can I do my myth. I. Well, they they they they sort of dovetail, which is that the myth that like there's a big hunger for bio-pics is such fucking trash. I the real reason so many bio-pics get made. Or I think from what I understand in. This dumb town is that they are one of like the easiest ways to get a script on the blacklist interesting because they lie, and then it just kind of like Hollywood like it just gets its own momentum. Right..