He [Rupert Murdoch] saved the British newspaper industry from being destroyed by thuggish print unions, endured years of losses to make satellite television a success, cracked the American television triopoly with the creation of Fox and gave the world Homer Simpson.I leave it to you to decide for which of these Murdoch will ultimately be remembered. I know which my choice would be - "doh!."
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Murdoch, Homer & history
In an article, in this week's Economist (7/23/11), a writer named "Schumpeter", I don't know what if any relation he is to the famous Economist/political scientist Joseph Schumpeter, writes