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Allan Beavis: The Leveson Inquiry reveals Michael Gove’s and Rupert Murdoch’s plans for an Academy and a Free School

Jeremy Hunt’s position looks increasingly untenable and his reputation tarnished but the collusion between his department (well, not HIS collusion, apparently - just his SPAD, Adam Smith’s, now sacrificed to save the skin of the master) and the Murdoch empire over the securing of the BSkyB deal has been laid horrifyingly bare in the Leveson Inquiry. Will he in turn ... read more and comment →

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Latest comment by Allan Beavis: "You miss the point, or seek to throw people off a pretty rancid scent. No one is claiming Murdoch's actions were "sinister". It's the lack of transparency, toadying to Murdoch, collusion and Gove's willingnes to allow a discredited mogul at ......"

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Allan Beavis: How Rupert Murdoch is drawing Michael Gove into the News International phone hacking scandal

For decades, Rupert Murdoch has dominated British public life to such an extent that politicians treated him with deference and fear, conscious that his News Corp and News International media organizations could make or break careers and even manipulate election victory via the support of The Sun and the News of the World. Thanks to the brilliant campaigning journalist Nick Davies ... read more and comment →

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Latest comment by Josephine Wadlow-Evans: "To all you wonderful people, Murdoch's dastardly tentacles are firmly folded around what used to be Crown Land, acca the old Sydney Agricultural Showground, in NSW, Australia.....luckily for him he demanded that in order to turn a dollar, the Federal ......"

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