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How to Fire Rupert Murdoch

The board of News Corporation needs to act. And if it doesn't, shareholders might.

Really? He's in charge?!? That was a common response for many who watched Rupert Murdoch bumble through today's U.K. Parliamentary hearings. (OK, to be fair, they also talked about the humble pie to the face.) The 80 year-old media mogul took long pauses, spoke out at odd moments, gesticulated wildly, and forgot a lot of details.

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Want to Boycott Rupert Murdoch? Good Luck with That

If you say goodbye to NewsCorp, you say goodbye to The Simpsons, Hulu, FX, the National Geographic Channel, and a lot more.



You've no doubt heard by now that Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is up to no good, and this time it goes far beyond the everyday flubs and lies of Fox News. After news broke that Murdoch's British paper News of the World had hacked into the cellphones of numerous British citizens, the story's grown to suggest that perhaps American phones were hacked as well.

In retaliation, British activist Chris Coltrane registered BoycottMurdoch.com to try and attack the business savvy Murdoch where it would hurt him most: his pocketbook. It's a good idea. It's also going to be downright impossible for anyone who consumes media of any kind in today's world.

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