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Dave Hughes

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When the Unions ran the Media
« on: September 01, 2019, 01:49:24 PM »
Here's a couple of front pages from Murdoch's deplorable rag "The Sun" from 1984, during the UK's miners strike.

The first is what Murdoch would like to have printed, depicting miners union leader Arthur Scargill as a Nazi:



Here's what the rest of the day's (probably approx. 4 million) print run looked like after the print workers had their say:




Less than 2 years later Murdoch destroyed the print unions in the UK.




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John Cornelisse

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Re: When the Unions ran the Media
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2019, 01:05:28 PM »
your illustraties are not to be seen on my computer, what is wrong ?

Dave Hughes

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Re: When the Unions ran the Media
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2019, 07:25:13 PM »
If you are using an ad-blocker, try turning it off. Otherwise I'll have to look into it.
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Graeme How

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Re: When the Unions ran the Media
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2019, 08:36:22 AM »
Should have made Sam's assets the main photo

Dave Hughes

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Re: When the Unions ran the Media
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2019, 09:22:58 AM »
Should have made Sam's assets the main photo

Yes, quite sizeable they were too! Before she became a lesbian.
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