British media

U.K. Media Ask Government to Examine Murdoch's Bid for BSkyB

British newspapers and the BBC wrote a letter to the UK government asking it to examine Rupert Murdoch's bid to take over British Sky Broadcasting Group, saying the deal could harm the public interest. The owners of newspapers including The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, along with the director general of the BBC, wrote a letter saying that the deal would expand News Corp.%u2019s (NWS) control of the UK media. Murdoch controls News Corp.

Yes, BP CEO Tony Hayward Has Defenders

Hard to believe, but the most hated man in America does have fans on the other side of the Atlantic. And they believe the U.S. media and political officials are unfairly blaming the 53-year-old Brit for the worst oil spill in U.S. history.