File photo of Rupert Murdoch listening to remarks at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington

Murdoch: We did it!

20 Jul 18

I’m posting this on behalf of David Babbs, Executive Director, 38 Degrees I’ve got an exciting update. Rupert Murdoch has been blocked from taking over Sky News. [1] That means he won’t be able to add it to his news empire, and won’t be able...

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg

Murdoch Polling

7 Feb 18

Rupert Murdoch has deep pockets and hates losing. So his army of lobbyists will be working overtime this weekend to convince the official markets watchdog (called the CMA) that the Sky takeover bid should still happen. [1] 38 Degrees-ers like you are a big reason...

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg

Email the CMA about Rupert Murdoch

31 Jan 18

Rupert Murdoch’s Sky takeover bid is hanging by a thread. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is the official watchdog. Their draft report says it’s a threat to democracy, and that maybe the best thing would be to block it. [1] Now, they’re asking for the public’s...

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg

Murdoch: a step in the right direction

25 Jan 18

This is big news. The important government watchdog today recommended Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of Sky be stopped in its tracks, because it handed him “too much influence over public opinion and the political agenda”. [1] That is exactly what you and thousands more of us...

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg

Murdoch & CMA Research

19 Oct 17

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of Sky is hanging in the balance. Right now the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the markets watchdog, is investigating the takeover. You can bet Murdoch’s team of lawyers will be hammering them, pushing hard for the deal to go through....

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg

Murdoch Sky Takeover

13 Sep 17

Rupert Murdoch will be fuming today. The government just announced a full-blown investigation into his media empire. The dirt it digs up will make it even more difficult for the government to approve his Sky takeover deal. 38 Degrees-ers like you helped make this happen....