Murdoch’s minions, on the other hand, pushed limits by allegedly engaging in unethical or criminal activity: phone hacking, bribery, coercing criminal behavior and betraying the trust of their readership. If News Corp.’s reported wrongdoings are true, what Murdoch’s company has been up to does not just brush against boundaries — it blows right past them.
One cannot live off the liberty and benefits of a free press while ignoring the privacy of the people.
July 16, 2011
"I test limits by publishing controversial material and paying people who are willing to step forward and expose political hypocrisy."
Larry Flynt says in a WaPo op-ed: