Murdoch shuttering News of the World

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168-year-old British tabloid to shut down in light of ongoing ethics scandal.

More info: http://slatest.slate.com/posts/2011/07/07/glenn_mulcaire_news_of_the_world_hack_scandal_rupert_murdoch_own.html?from=rss/&wpisrc=newsletter_slatest

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Expert:

Barbie Zelizer, Ph.D.

Raymond Williams Chair in Communication

Annenberg School for Communication

University of Pennsylvania

Her bio: http://www.asc.upenn.edu/Faculty/Faculty-Bio.aspx?id=108

 

Research interests:

Journalism and cultural studies

  • Media criticism 
  • Studies of journalism as a cultural practice