What next for the Murdoch campaign?

29 Jul 11

38 Degrees members first started campaigning against Murdoch’s BSkyB powergrab back in July last year. On July 13th Murdoch dropped  its planned bid to take full ownership of satellite broadcaster BSkyB.   Along with our friends at Avaaz, some great campaigning journalism from the Guardian and...

Victory – Murdoch withdraws BSkyB bid

13 Jul 11

The BBC is reporting that “Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has announced that it is dropping its planned bid to take full ownership of satellite broadcaster BSkyB.” 38 Degrees members started campaigning against Murdoch’s BSkyB powergrab back in July last year. Along with our friends at...

Breaking news: vote on Murdoch’s BSkyB power grab

11 Jul 11

On Wednesday July 13th there will be a vote in Parliament on Rupert Murdoch’s power grab. Your MP will be weighing up how to vote.  Will they stand up for democracy and decent media standards? Or will they do what they’ve done far too many...

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 Murdoch has withdrawn his bid for BSkYB.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: Emergency protest Today 4pm

6 Jul 11

The public outcry to the shocking News of the World hacking revelations has been overwhelming.  Over 70,000 of us have signed the 38 Degrees petition already in the last 24 hours. 38 Degrees members are standing up to Murdoch to demand a stop to the BSkyB takeover,...