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4 Dec 2014 BBC Battles Murdoch with Twitter and an Infographic »

BBC Battles Murdoch with Twitter and an Infographic

The tension between the public funded national broadcaster and private media interests is one of the many features Ireland has in common with the UK. This week the BBC took an aggressive stance in defending itself against what it sees as unfair attacks from the Sun. Instead of a dreary press release or aggrieved spokesperson popping up on radio, the BBC instead deftly deployed Twitter and an infographic to good effect: https://twitter.com/bbcpress/status/540173662020964352/photo/1  It’s a brave move to take the fight to the Murdoch press, and a move that won’t have...

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