[Missing NYT Sub-Headline: Murdoch-ian Journalism Made Milquetoast of a lot of New York City Politicians]
July 9, 2011
By SARAH LYALL
LONDON — In 2004, Clare Short, a Labour member of Parliament, learned what could happen to British politicians who criticized the country’s unforgiving tabloids. At a lunch in Westminster, Ms. Short mentioned in passing that she did not care for the photographs of saucy, topless women that appear every day on Page 3 of the populist tabloid The Sun, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation. “I’d like to take the pornography out of our press,” she said.
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