What's fascinating about Limbaugh's, Murdoch's and Beck's startling falls from grace is that each one represented a clear case of self-destruction. They weren't cut down by their political foes or by partisan dirty tricks. They were cut down by their own moral and ethical failings.
This is just the latest in a series of tumultuous events surrounding News Corporation -- News International's parent company, founded by James's father, Rupert Murdoch.
Vultures and their corporations are poised to supply the artificial heart of learning to a wounded public school system they fully intend to finish off. But they won't succeed because our communities are going to fight for our beloved schools.
News Corp.'s fortunes are turning, and Rupert Murdoch must now answer for all that has happened under his watch. If he or his executives broke the law, they must be held accountable in the United States.
It is time for technology companies especially to adopt radical transparency of how they operate so they can't find themselves in gotcha moments when the hysterical "discover" something they've been doing all along.
Cultivating a culture of corruption can be expensive. Just ask Rupert Murdoch. His media behemoth News Corp. has spent nearly $900 million dollars in recent years cleaning up legal messes created by the unethical behavior of his employees.
There is one thing that motivates Rupert Murdoch more than money, power or prestige. It's the thrill of a challenge.
Even in an Occupy world, most Americans don't know exactly how the 1% does what it does. The mainstream media hasn't explained it, and the 1% likes things that way.
The best part about watching Santorum win three primary contests in one night, and what distinguishes this particular Schadenfreude from plain old gloating, is that moderate Republicans are reaping what they've sown.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation says it's committed to "minimizing its environmental impact, growing sustainably, and inspiring others to take action." So why does the Wall Street Journal editorial page deny the reality of global warming and inspire others to do nothing?
It all remains -- like all federal legislation tends to -- a matter of Washington lobbying, despite this week's one-day leap into the forum of public debate. And as always, the industry associations will in all likelihood remain the strongest deciders of how things go.
Today's nationwide protest of Internet blacklist legislation is part of a brewing movement to keep control over the Internet out of the hands of corporations and governments. It's a struggle that puts Internet users before information gatekeepers.
Rupert Murdoch may have called Gov. Cuomo "chicken" for refusing to take on the city's teacher's union. But judging from his latest State of the City address, Mayor Bloomberg sounds like the real chicken for refusing to take on Ray Kelly.
Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal, the Pravda of the 1 percent, is at it again, continuing its push to gut the retirement security of millions of middle class workers across the country.
For a non-election year, 2011 had way more than its fair share of ridiculous political moments.