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Re: sunspotter post# 48038

Saturday, 09/09/2023 2:16:35 AM

Saturday, September 09, 2023 2:16:35 AM

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sunspotter, And the press, eh. Surprised you didn't mention Murdoch

Sky will cost Rupert Murdoch $2.5bn less after Brexit vote
Plunge of sterling means 21st Century Fox is paying 15% less than it would have before EU referendum
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/dec/12/sky-rupert-murdoch-brexit-vote-21st-century-fox-eu-referendum

Many sources say Murdoch had a relatively major influence in the Brexit vote.

Why does Rupert Murdoch want a Brexit?
Newstalk 13.49 15 Jun 2016
[...]...he figured it would be the "40 years" of anti-European stories The Sun has run that will have had the bigger impact.
https://www.newstalk.com/business/why-does-rupert-murdoch-want-a-brexit-592236

Even the Murdoch press is now waking up to the truth: Brexit was an act of self-harm
Michael Heseltine
When the most anti-EU newspapers are pointing to the policy’s inevitable failures, it’s time our government admitted the truth
Sat 11 Jun 2022 00.48 AEST
[...] ...It may take time. Brexit took 43 years. Initially, that process began slowly. It picked up pace and virulence with the acquisition of major newspapers by Rupert Murdoch and Conrad Black, and with the replacement of David English, a staunch European, with Paul Dacre at the Daily Mail. Over time, the public were fed a diet of deception, culminating in the lies of the Brexit .. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jun/27/case-for-brexit-built-on-lies-five-years-later-deceit-is-routine-in-our-politics .. campaign itself.
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jun/10/rupert-murdoch-press-brexit-eu

It was Plato who said, “He, O men, is the wisest, who like Socrates, knows that his wisdom is in truth worth nothing”

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