Re: [Update] The News Corp scandal
I don't think any group or individuals emerge untainted by this. As you say, I think they'll all be a bit more careful about being so cosy with each-other, at least for a while.
Whilst not defending Murdoch's practices or those of his papers, we must remember that without his money and drive it's unlikely that BSkyB would be a serious contender in the broadcast field and that we would all be the poorer for that.
The difference between combat and sport is that in combat you bury the guy who comes in second. - Unidentified navy SEAL.