Did Mayor Bloomberg Warn Rupert Murdoch to ‘Stop Twittering?’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo: Getty)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo: Getty)

At his press conference this afternoon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was asked about his thoughts on the “Twitter universe” in light of a recent scandal involving an EMS lieutenant who was suspended after the New York Post revealed a series of racist statements he made on the social media site. Mayor Bloomberg described it as evidence people need to be far more careful about what they post online and suggested he’d even warned one of his fellow media moguls, Rupert Murdoch, to stay away from Twitter.

“Everything you send out is going to be retweeted, re-Facebooked, re this, re that and … if you write it down, some day somebody’s going to FOIL it or get it based on a judge’s order,” said Mayor Bloomberg. “You should write down, number one, only things you believe and, number two, then think about how it would look if somebody else sees it.” Continue reading “Did Mayor Bloomberg Warn Rupert Murdoch to ‘Stop Twittering?’”

Tweets From The Trail: Luke Russert Learns a Valuable Lesson

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Luke Russert (Photo: Facebook)

Today, political types were focused on mastering the English language, reading up on Ron Paul and dubious honors. Here’s our roundup of the day’s best Tweets from the campaign trail. Continue reading “Tweets From The Trail: Luke Russert Learns a Valuable Lesson”

Rupert Murdoch Would Like To Talk To You About Ron Paul

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Rupert Murdoch (Photo: Twitter)

Prolific Tweeter and Fox media mogul Rupert Murdoch is reading a book about Ron Paul and he would like to discuss it with his fellow social media enthusiasts.

“Just reading new book on Ron Paul. Fascinating. Ron sure model of consistency, right or wrong. Any tweeters wish to debate?” Mr. Murdoch wrote on his Twitter page a few minutes ago.  Continue reading “Rupert Murdoch Would Like To Talk To You About Ron Paul”

Rupert Murdoch Wonders How 'Chicken Cuomo' Will Respond To 'Bloomberg's Bold Teacher Proposals'

 Rupert Murdoch Wonders How 'Chicken Cuomo' Will Respond To 'Bloomberg's Bold Teacher Proposals'
Rupert Murdoch (Photo: Twitter)

News Corporation media mogul Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter today to weigh in on Mayor Bloomberg’s State of the City address. Mr. Murdoch praised Mayor Bloomberg’s education proposals, encouraged the United Federation of Teacher’s to drop their opposition to the initiatives and wondered how New York’s “chicken” governor will respond.

“Bloomberg’s bold teacher proposals today terrific. How will chicken Cuomo respond? If UFT refuses this money good teachers will scream,” Mr. Murdoch wrote. Continue reading “Rupert Murdoch Wonders How 'Chicken Cuomo' Will Respond To 'Bloomberg's Bold Teacher Proposals'”

Rupert Murdoch Calls Mike Bloomberg 'New York's Best Mayor in Memory!'

 Rupert Murdoch Calls Mike Bloomberg 'New York's Best Mayor in Memory!'
Rupert Murdoch (Photo: Twitter)

Rupert Murdoch shared some kind words for his fellow billionaire and media mogul, Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Mr. Murdoch joined Twitter this weekend and his first social media musings included compliments for Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, movie reviews, New Year’s resolutions and a glowing assessment of Mayor Bloomberg. “Great to see Mike Bloomberg getting some rewards for being New York’s best mayor in memory!” Mr. Murdoch wrote last night.  Continue reading “Rupert Murdoch Calls Mike Bloomberg 'New York's Best Mayor in Memory!'”

Blackstone Group Billionaire Steven Schwarzman Roasts Occupy Wall Street and Rupert Murdoch at White Tie Dinner

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Steven A. Schwarzman (Getty)

After his company announced hundreds of millions in losses yesterday morning, Blackstone Group chairman and co-founder Steven A. Schwarzman did his best Henny Youngman impression with a political roast routine at last night’s annual Al Smith dinner. Mr. Schwarzman’s schmaltzy speech at the Waldorf Astoria white tie bash included zingers about Occupy Wall Street, the News Corporation phone hacking scandal and New York Senator Chuck Schumer. Hey-O! Continue reading “Blackstone Group Billionaire Steven Schwarzman Roasts Occupy Wall Street and Rupert Murdoch at White Tie Dinner”

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Plan March on Mansions

 Occupy Wall Street Protesters Plan March on Mansions
Rupert Murdoch's residence at 834 Fifth Avenue. (Observer)

Occupy Wall Street is moving on up to the East Side — literally, with a coalition of activist groups is marching on the homes of some of New York City’s richest residents tomorrow. Continue reading “Occupy Wall Street Protesters Plan March on Mansions”