Want to see how Rupert Murdoch-owned newspapers re-write Rupert Murdoch stories in real time? First, three quick thing to keep in mind:
- The Times of London is a Times Newspapers-owned newspaper.
- Times Newspapers is a subsidiary of News International.
- Which is a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.
Now you see it:
Now you don’t:
The reason that second timestamp reads “Wednesday, May 2” is because somebody accessed the site from somewhere across the dateline (like CXT) where it actually is now Wednesday.
Now take a look…
The original headline somehow made the ticker. Maybe that’s because someone caught it, and if you’re a media editor—even if your a Murdoch-paid media editor—scrubs like that are a pretty bad look.
Then again, so is unemployment.
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