How Murdoch's empire lost its lustre

Dial M For Murdoch by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman. Allen Lane, €17. Reviewed by Jonathan O'Brien.

5th May, 2012
Rupert Murdoch's 'shadow state' has been humbled, but is still standing -- for now. Photo: Getty

Dial M For Murdoch by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman

.....

As I write this review, the news is breaking in London that Rupert Murdoch has had yet another layer of his previously impermeable exoskeleton ripped away, with the stunning denunciation of him by a committee of MPs as "not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company". The ongoing public humiliation of the man who, by some measures, is still the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago