Terkel verdict on Murdoch: "Neanderthal"

Posted by Scott - January 13, 2006 (entry 396)

"...And remember, our media, which is called ... this is funny. Our media is called "liberal media," which is an obscene joke, of course. "Our media" -- is not the most powerful mogul the Australian Neanderthal, Rupert Murdock? So this is the most astonishing thing. It's almost as though W.C. Fields wrote the scenario, as we have it today."
Louis "Studs" Terkel

The Studs Terkel Conversations with America Web site is dedicated to making the works of Studs Terkel accessible to a diverse set of users: researchers, students, teachers, and the general public.

Here's a link to a longer format video interview with Studs from 2003.

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This entry was posted by Scott Sanders, a co-founder to date of seven Chicago area media and democracy activist groups.
Sanders has worked for long stretches in social science research, in the creation of video documentaries, as a librarian, and also in movie theater management.
You can link to Scott's combined curriculum vitae, timeline, and resume here.



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