Quick point to the Indy’s Ian Burrell who criticises News Corporation’s most recent escalation of its attack on the BBC. Like a victorious general keen to push home recent victories, Rupert Murdoch is pressing his troops ever forward. The Sun says today that “the Beeb is today the pompous voice of defeated socialism,” adding that the corporation’s coverage of the housing benefit cuts – which has warned that many could be made homeless – “must not become a licence for malicious and unscrupulous propaganda”. What? Like Fox News?

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