BSkyB vote – what did your MP reply?

11 Jul 11

Over the last few hours tens of thousands of us have emailed our MPs urging them to vote against Rupert Murdoch’s plans to take control of BSkyB. Once you hear back from your MP share what they say in the form below: Loading… You can...

The campaign to stop Murdoch’s BSkyB powergrab continues

8 Jul 11

Update 14:23, 13th July 2011. We did it!! Murdoch has withdrawn his bid for BSkYB. Well done everyone!! We did it!! This isn’t a campaign victory post – there’s almost certainly more to do in our campaign to rein in Murdoch’s power. But with today’s...

Help Break Murdoch’s Grip

5 Jul 11

How much lower can Rupert Murdoch’s media empire sink? Today, one of his papers stands accused of hacking the phone of murdered teenager Milly Dowler, causing her family even more pain, and risking a police inquiry. Rupert Murdoch’s empire is now under investigation by the...

Rally to stop Murdoch’s BSkyB Powergrab. 12:30 today

30 Jun 11

Grim reading this morning: Guardian: “News Corp’s BSkyB bid: Jeremy Hunt gives green light for takeover” BBC: News Corp moves closer to a takeover of BSkyB In July last year 38 Degrees members came together to launch our campaign to halt Rupert Murdoch’s powergrab. Our...

38 Degrees members deliver petition to Jeremy Hunt

7 Feb 11

38 Degrees members from Jeremy Hunt’s constituency in Surrey got together to talk about Murdoch’s proposals to buy out 100% of BSkyB. One member, David Morgan, had arranged a meeting with his MP, Jeremy Hunt. He wanted to ask why other local members were concerned...

Don’t let Hunt get away with Murdoch

20 Jan 11

Last week we discovered that Jeremy Hunt had entered into confidential meetings with Rupert Murdoch over the future of Murdoch’s BSkyB bid. In November 38 Degrees handed in 60,000 messages to Ofcom asking them to get the bid in front of the Competition Commission. At...