Murdoch’s Times is blasted for essay claiming the BBC is ‘suffocating local newspapers’

Richard Lloyd Parry, an editor at Rupert Murdoch’s London-based Times, posted a link on Facebook to a Times piece about the BBC “suffocating local newspapers by being a ‘monopoly broadcaster.'” Central European University professor and former Agence France-Presse reporter Robert Templer quickly blasted the Times and owner Murdoch for the anti-BBC post. Here’s the opening of their spat:

Parry responded after “having wiped the fine spray of warm spittle from my spectacles.” Read the full exchange here.

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