The entities formally known as News Corporation provide some of the most blatant and fascinating examples of corporate history affecting news operations.

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch has effectively controlled News Corporation since founding the global media holding in 1979. Photo by David Shankbone/CC BY.

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Early this year, two webcomics depicting Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers were published by opposing sides of the debate.

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“At Work Inside Our Detention Centres: A Guard’s Story,” by Nick Olle and Sam Wallman, was the last story published by The Global Mail.

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An enormous theft of bitcoin, the growing online currency, has demonstrated the difficulty of recovering stolen web-goods.

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The BBC has received more than a thousand complaints regarding their coverage of Nelson Mandela’s death, which overshadowed coverage of severe weather across the UK.

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Famed biologist Richard Dawkins has responded to a science writer in “Adversarial Journalism and The Selfish Gene,” which respectfully outlines some of the problems with science journalism.

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The NSA and its UK-equivilent GCHQ have been spying on the virtual worlds of World of Warcraft and Second Life.

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Facebook is testing a new feature that lets users view older content. 

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As companies like Bitcoin explode in value, speculations as to the future of cryptocurrencies in online spending have increase this last week.

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News that the NSA figured out a way to spy on Google and Yahoo without accessing their data centres has created company-wide encryption updates.

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New information on Bloomberg’s problems with political and self-censorhip in China have arisen, special as to how Bloomberg works to navigate Chinese media regulations.

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