Angelo Carusone on Rupert Murdoch stepping down: “The world is worse off because of Rupert Murdoch”
Angelo Carusone, President & CEO of Media Matters for America, issued this statement following reports that Rupert Murdoch is retiring from the boards of Fox Corp. and News Corp. and will be replaced by his son Lachlan Murdoch:
Rupert Murdoch’s legacy is one of deceit, destruction, and death.
Wherever his media properties exist across the globe, they disregard basic journalistic practices and pump venomous misinformation into the public discourse.
In Fox News, Murdoch created a uniquely destructive force in American democracy and public life, one that ushered in an era...