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To wonder why the media are running such a campaign to trash Jeremy Corbyn

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silkoversatin Wed 29-Jul-15 17:20:40

Afterall, Murdoch doesn't own every bloody newspaper does he?

HedgehogAtHome Wed 29-Jul-15 17:29:56

UK press

Readership of UK press (for papers over 1 million) in March 2013 by effective owners
Effective owner(s) % of combined print and online (print alone)

Lord Rothermere
27.3 (27.8)
Rupert Murdoch
24.9 (27.9)
Trinity Mirror plc
13.0 (13.9)
Alexander and Evgeny Lebedev
10.6 (10.1)
Richard Desmond
8.2 (9.2)
Scott Trust
7.3 (4.7)
David and Frederick Barclay
6.8 (5.1)
Pearson plc
1.8 (1.5)

Not as varied as I'd have thought. That's just newspapers though, not Sky etc.

HedgehogAtHome Wed 29-Jul-15 17:32:43

So Lord Rothmere with nearly 30% has wealth of about 270 million, 'worth' about 1 billion, likes David Cameron and pays almost no UK tax on his income, investments or wealth.

He probably thinks socialists come eat your children.

Dummynameforthisthread Wed 29-Jul-15 17:37:17


silkoversatin Wed 29-Jul-15 18:02:06

Very interesting Hedgehog. The "Leftist" Guardian are behind Blairite, right-winger Yvette Cooper who supported the Iraq war.

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