Video: James Murdoch Defends His Edinburgh Speech, And Doesn't Let Up

James Murdoch

News Corp.’s Europe and Asia CEO lit the blue touch paper Friday evening when he savaged the BBC in a predictably pro-market Edinburgh International Television Festival keynote (see our report). Over the weekend, he defended his speech in a Q&A with Peter Bazalgette (see video): “We believe journalism has value and we trust people to go and pay for that, we trust them every day at the newsstand – why is it so impossible to believe that they might not be trusted in another environment?”


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