Murdoch Support's Scottish National Party Leader Alex Salmond
Rupert Murdoch seems to have something of a love/hate affair with the UK. On one hand, its the place where he made his legend, and his love for his British newspapers seems to go far beyond all economic sense.
Way back in July, LeftFoodForward posted 25 questions for Salmond online. The questions are clearly directed at the SNP's relationship with News Corp — with details of meetings with James Murdoch demanded, amongst other details about advertising and funding requested. Salmond initially balked at responding.
Eventually, under pressure from multiple sources, Salmond released some of his correspondence with Murdoch. It turned out to be especially fawning: "I hope that News International goes from strength to strength," he said in one correspondence. Critics described it as a "four year campaign" to "seduce Rupert Murdoch"....read more