Originally Posted by heero_yuy
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.
We are the poorer for it..Because of his dominance the only true contender against his influence, public broadcasting in the shape of the BBC has been emasculated due to his influence on successive governments.