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Bloomberg: U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority should take O’Rilley allegations into consideration surrounding Murdoch’s bid for Sky Plc

13 November 2017

Professor of Communications Steven Barnett, from the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster, was quoted in the technology section of Bloomberg, commenting on Murdoch’s bid for Sky Plc.

Professor Barnett offered his opinion surrounding the “bombshell” allegations of former Fox News star Bill O’Rilley, and the effect this will have on Rupert Murdoch’s bid for Sky Plc.

Professor Barnett commented on the bid saying: “I do think it undermines their credibility on corporate governance.” This was referring to the reforms made by Fox Chief Executive Officer James Murdoch and co-chairman Lachlan Murdoch. “I cannot believe they can ignore that,” Professor Barnett continued.

Read the full article on Bloomberg Technology.


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