Rupert Murdoch: Blair says BBC "hates America"
Sunday, September 18, 2005
Media magnate UK Prime Minister Tony Blair offered his opinions about the BBC in a private conversation with him. According to Murdoch, Blair views BBC broadcasts as portraying America in a negative light, and accusing their coverage of to be used for political statements., managing director and the largest shareholder of , claimed that the
Murdoch, a long-time critic of the BBC, apparently revealed details of his conversation with the Prime Minister during a session of the New York. Murdoch's News Corp. owns and Sky News, both BBC competitors.
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