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NYT is good on Murdoch, but can't help but fall short

The mammoth Jonathan Mahler/Jim Rutenberg New York Times story on the Rupert Murdoch empire is very good work, but also very depressing — and in ways that I don’t think the authors intended.

You may have already read it or heard about it. Mahler and Rutenberg start with a little origin-story background about Old Man Keith Murdoch and how he left young Ru…

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