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...

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

Update: Stop Murdoch Taking Over Sky

13 Feb 17

Media baron Rupert Murdoch is making his power-grab for Sky TV a top priority. He’s piling the pressure on top government ministers. He’s using his behind-the-scenes influence to take even more control of Britain’s media. But whilst Murdoch has money and influence, his weak spot...

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg

Stop Murdoch Taking Over Sky

15 Dec 16

Media baron Rupert Murdoch is trying to take control of Sky TV. He already has too much influence over our news. This new power-grab would give him even more. The more power Murdoch has, the more he makes politicians listen to him instead of voters....

How effective are petitions?

2 Aug 12

38 Degrees members deliver a petition of over 410,000 names to the NHS. The 38 Degrees office team receive a number of queries about petitions and questions about how effective they are. 38 Degrees isn’t just all about petitions. And we certainly don’t think petitions are...

Woods: We did it!

5 Jul 12

What a relief. After worrying rumours and some last-minute campaigning, we’ve finally seen the government’s forest panel report. And it looks pretty good: “The government says it accepts the recommendations and will halt plans to sell off state-owned forests.” BBC News. In other words, we...

Stop Murdoch For Good

21 Nov 11

The media regulator Ofcom has been consulting people on whether it should tighten up the rules on media ownership. On Friday, a small team of 38 Degrees volunteers headed down to Ofcom’s head office in London.  They handed in over 30,000 messages from 38 Degrees...