Monday, October 18, 2004

Murdoch's Petty Censorship

The Melbourne distributor of Outfoxed was declined when he sought to put this advert in Murdoch's Herald Sun:



Advertising Executive Daniel Clarke said the title "Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism" was offensive. The Herald Sun refused to run the ad until it looked like this:



In Brisbane where Murdoch's Courier Mail is the only newspaper , the local Outfoxed distributor had this ad declined:



Until it was reduced to this:




Perhaps they will be Journalists when they grow up. But I doubt it.
(via MediaWatch)



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