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The Rupert Murdoch Beast

Despite shuttering the News of the World newspaper after its phone-hacking scandal went public (don't miss our cartoon slideshow), Rupert Murdoch continues to remain under fire as more details emerge from his media empire, including former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown accusing Murdoch’s papers of snooping on him.

Today, News Corp. has dropped its bid to take over the British satellite broadcaster BSkyB, and there are reports that Murdoch might be considering selling all of his British newspapers.

Here’s my take on the whole scandal: