Watch a Murdoch-Owned Newspaper Censor Stories About Rupert Murdoch in Real Time!

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.

 
Ready?

Now you see it:

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Now you don’t:

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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…

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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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