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Media Matters Fisks The Times Over Blago

by | 16th, December 2008

THE UK press might well take over the world. This on the Times’s trreatment of the Rod Blagojevich story:

We don’t normally comment on foreign press coverage of the Beltway, but this news report from Murdoch’s Times of London regarding the Blago saga is so egregious, so dishonest and so bad, we thought it deserved attention. Especially in light of the fact how we noted last week that Murdoch’s WSJ seemed to be straining the facts in order to hype the Blago story with an anti-Obama spin. Question: Has Murdoch issued marching orders to all his news orgs about this “scandal”?

Times of London headline: “Senate scandal snares Obama’s chief aide.”

The aide in question

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