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Yet while he says the economic impact on Rupert Murdoch’s empire could be bigger that the fallout from the closure of the News of the World, his analysis of what it means more broadly for US rightwing media suggests an even more profound change.
As he tells MediaGuardian in this week’s interview: “We’ll see conservative media splintered across the ideological spectrum.” It’s not just Fox that will be changed by the allegations against Ailes.
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