Rebekah Brooks resigns

In the words of Michael White, Rupert Murdoch had “closed the wrong red top”. To the sound of chinking champagne glasses in Wapping he has now corrected his mistake:

As you can imagine recent times have been tough. I now need to concentrate on correcting the distortions and rebutting the allegations about my record as a journalist, an editor and executive.

But not to worry, Rebekah. There are plenty of opportunities available in your local area:



  1. Solomon Hughes
    Posted July 15, 2011 at 11:31 am | Permalink

    Now Rebekah Brooks has resigned, does that mean Murdoch can re-open the News of the World ?

  2. Gill
    Posted July 15, 2011 at 11:40 am | Permalink

    Well it is a bit late but just remember this Brooks …… the same people you misuse on the way up – you meet up on the way down!

  3. oh dear
    Posted July 15, 2011 at 11:48 am | Permalink

    Just because we don’t like Rebekah Brooks is no reason to indulge in misogyny.

    I do not expect to read women being called witches on a left-wing blog, whatever their politics.

    what next? Calling them b*tches and c*nts.

    If I want nastiness I will go to guido fawkes website. Shame on you.

  4. Posted July 15, 2011 at 12:13 pm | Permalink

    Agree with oh dear – childish as well as nasty

  5. Penfold
    Posted July 15, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Permalink

    Tut tut, the headline is a calumny on witches in general who are ALL good people.

  6. Posted July 16, 2011 at 3:10 pm | Permalink

    When will the Mail and Mirror be investigated? I’ve written a couple of pieces you might find relevant:

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