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News Corp has confirmed the heavily rumoured plan to split Rupert Murdoch's empire in two, with the company's publishing wing parting ways with the broadcasting and entertainment division. It also means Murdoch is further distancing himself from his beloved newspaper biz. The media multinational, which has been knee-deep in …

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Devil

Good/Evil

When they split the company, presumably one side will be good and the other side will be pure evil?

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Nah, that's pure evil and really, really evil.

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Re: Good/Evil

Where would they get any good? From somewhere else?

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Ru

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I was thinking more of the evil half and the apathetic half.

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Re: Good/Evil

More like profitable and expendable, as in "Let's dump the print side before the scandle contaminates the real money."

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Trollface

Knee deep in scandal?

Only if you have knees near your armpits!

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Nah, knee-deep sounds about right, since they went in head first!

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Anonymous Coward

Nothing will change

News Corporation restructing might be compared to a cat "restructuring" its litterbox after use. All the unpleasantness is still there, just sort of hidden away a bit and some of the smelll will have gone away.

Ultimately, the same folk will still be in charge with the same agendas, and they'll be employing the same people to do the same jobs.

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Just like the Sunday Sun then.

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Well, that's the end of that empire. At least Rupert will now have more time for his monthly Book Club Meeting...

http://mankabros.com/blogs/chairman/2010/08/10/book-club-meeting-on-rupert-murdochs-boat/

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Anonymous Coward

168 year old redtop

"to help Murdoch recover from the "toxic" fallout surrounding the erstwhile 168-year-old redtop"

I hadn't realised Rebekah Brooks was that old..........................

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Re: 168 year old redtop

Same method used by the witches in "Stardust".

It's all done by repeated attempts to suck the life out of the Star.

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Anonymous Coward

Page Three ..

Who's going to get Page Three of the SUN? link

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2 halves

lawful evil and chaotic evil?

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