Rupert Murdoch: Newspapers Being Gagged to Protect Toffs

By: Lisa O'Carroll | The Guardian

Rupert Murdoch has launched a twin attack on the BBC and the "toffs" he says are about to gag the press just days before the government makes a key decision on the new newspaper watchdog.

The media tycoon – whose company owns a large stake in BSkyB as well as three national newspaper titles – has lambasted what he says is a leftwing bias in the corporation's journalism, accusing it of being a broadcast arm of the Guardian.


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