By JONATHAN MAHLER and JIM RUTENBERG APRIL 3, 2019 Murdoch and his children have toppled governments on two continents and destabilized the most important democracy on Earth. What do they want? Planet Fox Part 1: Imperial Reach Part 2: Internal Divisions Part 3: The New Fox Weapon Six Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation Into Rupert Murdoch and His Family Planet Fox How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of Influence Remade the World Part 1: Imperial Reach Murdoch and his children have toppled governments on two continents and destabilized the most important democracy on Earth. What do they want? By JONATHAN MAHLER and JIM RUTENBERG APRIL 3, 2019 1. ‘I love all of my children’ Rupert Murdoch was lying on the floor of his cabin, unable to move. It was January 2018, and Murdoch and his fourth wife, Jerry Hall, were spending the holidays cruising the Caribbean on his elder son Lachlan’s yacht. Lachlan had personally … [Read more...] about How Rupert Murdoch’s Empire of Influence Remade the World
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Trump Wants Robert Kraft at White House Super Bowl Celebration Despite Charges Advertisement Supported by ByMaggie Haberman and Ken Belson March 21, 2019 WASHINGTON — President Trump has told aides that he wants his embattled friend, Robert K. Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, to be part of a celebration at the White House of the team’s victory in the Super Bowl, ignoring concerns about Mr. Kraft’s recent arrest on charges of soliciting prostitution. Mr. Trump has brushed aside worries about any negative impact that Mr. Kraft’s presence at an official event could have, according to people close to the president. His desire to have his friend on hand dismayed but did not surprise them, because they said they think he has recently been inclined to ignore external … [Read more...] about Trump Wants Robert Kraft at White House Super Bowl Celebration Despite Charges
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Trump Thinks He’s His Own Best Messenger. Where Does That Leave Bill Shine? Supported by ByKatie Rogers and Maggie Haberman Jan. 9, 2019 WASHINGTON — At the beginning of the government shutdown, Bill Shine was about as far away from the capital as President Trump’s most senior communications official could get. While the president was complaining about sitting alone in the White House trying to force Democrats to accept a wall on the Mexican border, Mr. Shine was on a Hawaiian vacation. As the shutdown presented Mr. Trump with an ever-expanding political challenge, Mr. Shine, who joined the White House staff with the expectation that he would deliver on his promise to satisfy Mr. Trump’s hunger for positive news coverage, stayed on vacation, keeping in contact with colleagues … [Read more...] about Trump Thinks He’s His Own Best Messenger. Where Does That Leave Bill Shine?
CNN host Chris Cuomo said on his show Tuesday that advertisers “have the right” to pull ads from Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show. He also responded to Carlson’s immigration comments by informing viewers that “diversity is our greatest strength.” “The Fox fear train ran into a familiar roadblock,” Cuomo said. “The same rancor that fuels their demonizing of migrants and drives their numbers also tends to turn off advertisers that turn ratings into revenue. More than a dozen companies have pulled their ads after this comment from Tucker Carlson about migrants.”He followed up by playing a clip from last week of Carlson saying, “Our leaders demand that you shut up and accept this. We have a moral obligation to admit the world’s poor, they tell us, even if it makes our own country poorer and dirtier and more divided.” This remark has led to a left-wing advertiser blacklist campaign against Carlson’s show. Fox … [Read more...] about CNN’s Chris Cuomo: ‘Advertisers Have the Right’ to Pull Ads from Tucker Carlson — ‘Diversity is Our Greatest Strength’
President Trump lashed out at Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe,’ for using a homophobic slur to describe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.Brzezinski, in a discussion about Pompeo’s recent interview with ‘Fox & Friends,’said on Wednesday: “I understand that Donald Trump doesn’t care…But why doesn’t Mike Pompeo care right now? Are the pathetic deflections that we just heard when he appeared on Fox and Friends, is that a patriot speaking, or a wannabe dictator’s buttboy?”Trump reacted via Twitter on Thursday: “If it was a Conservative that said what ‘crazed’ Mika Brzezinski stated on her show yesterday, using a certain horrible term, that person would be banned permanently from television.”RELATED: Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of "Morning Joe" together 40 PHOTOS Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of 'Morning Joe' together See Gallery … [Read more...] about Trump lashes out at ‘crazed’ Brzezinski for using homophobic slur to describe Mike Pompeo