Not a day goes by without a reference in the media, the press especially, to an activity, action or decision relating to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, News International or more recently, the BSkyB bid.
If anyone subscribes to the Media Guardian Briefing weekday e-mails, you’ll know exactly what I mean. From Jeremy Hunt’s approval of the BSkyB bid to Murdoch’s bid for F1, from Sky Sports’ 20 year anniversary to the ever-growing phone-hacking debacle, the media commentators, writers and critics from the Guardian, Independent, Telegraph, and even the Times and the Daily Mail provide a mass of information wholly relating to Murdoch’s enterprises alongside other media stories in the e-mails. Continue reading
Class war in the downs
Early in my first year at Sussex, I realised that where a person lived on campus was inextricably bound to the human obsession with giving everything a status. Just a couple of weeks into my first term the issue of class was, to say the least, in the air. Continue reading