The king is gone but he’s not forgotten
This is the story of a Johnny Rotten.

—Neil Young, Hey Hey, My My

Rupert Murdoch’s run at Fox has parallels to climate change. There’s been so much harm done that the removal of one pollutant, even a really offensive one, won’t do much to reverse the damage. Of course, Murdoch’s media brands deny climate change, so they’ll probably deny this too. After a seven decade run, Rupert Murdoch stepping down as chair of Fox and News Corp. In his note to employees, Murdoch wrote, “For my entire professional life, I have been engaged daily with news and ideas, and that will not change.” Bummer.

+ Here comes the new boss. Same politics as the old boss. How Lachlan Murdoch became the new head of Fox and News Corp.