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.
The NY Board of Regents approved New York State's sharing of student and teacher information with a new national database, to be funded by the Gates Foundation, and designed by News Corp's Wireless Generation.
A simple question in every public opinion poll could reveal how much of the electorate is influenced by a Fox News effect, and what that effect might be when it comes to voting and other issues.
Having listed the most overrated things about 2010 and the entire previous decade, it's now time to look back on the vintage year of 2011 - a year whe...
Our vote on the 1% has been vigorous since it started last week, with thousands of people rating nominees representing Wall Street, dirty energy, war profiteering, and more.
Based on his spectacular, slow motion fall from grace now progressing in Britain, Rupert Murdoch's racket has been busted. And all the mangled pieces are now on public display.