July 22, 2024



Priest sews his mouth shut over ‘muting of climate science by Murdoch media’


By Maeve Campbell

A priest has sewn his lips together to protest against the “suppression” of climate science in Rupert Murdoch’s media outlets.

Reverend Tim Hewes, 71, carried out the symbolic act outside News UK’s office in Central London yesterday. It’s home to the UK arm of Murdoch’s global news empire, News Corps.

In a video released on YouTube, Hewes calls Murdoch a “climate change denier, dissembler and delayer” and says the media mogul has influence over governments which has led to a lack of meaningful action on the climate crisis.

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