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Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng and the PhoneGate Pie (Video)

You can read detailed coverage of Rupert and James Murdoch’s testimony in the PhoneGate hearings from Kara Swisher. But here’s the 30 seconds of footage you’ll see over and over today: News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch attacked by a foam-pie-throwing protestor, who is then subdued by a crowd that includes Murdoch’s wife Wendi.

Worth noting that NWSA shares appeared to tick up a bit after the pie attack, and that the hearings restarted a few minutes later. And of course, we need to point out that this site is owned by News Corp.

Here’s a couple versions of the clip, in case one goes down:


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”