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Murdoch: It's not about the pie

Murdoch: It's not about the pie

As the MPs' questioning of the Murdochs came to an end this afternoon (19 July 2011), there was a clear reminder that some politicians' have not overcome their fear of Rupert Murdoch. Louise Mensch (formerly Louise Bagshawe) threw the Murdochs a lifeline by suggesting that hacking was common at British tabloid newspapers. She admittedly threw in some soundbites about Rupert Murdoch resigning, before telling him she admired his "immense courage" for carrying on with the hearing after being hit by some sort of custard pie.

Pilgrimage Day 11: Crumbs from the table

Pilgrimage Day 11: Crumbs from the table

I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July.

Pilgrimage Day 10: 'Sex-positive Christians'

Pilgrimage Day 10: 'Sex-positive Christians'

I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

Pilgrimage Day 9: Different directions

Pilgrimage Day 9: Different directions

I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

Pilgrimage Day 7: One foot in front of the other

Pilgrimage Day 7: One foot in front of the other

I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

Pilgrimage Day 6: Walking home to a different Christ

Pilgrimage Day 6: Walking home to a different Christ

I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

Pilgrimage Day 5: Hospitality

Pilgrimage Day 5: Hospitality

I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

Pilgrimage Day 4: Praise and criticism

Pilgrimage Day 4: Praise and criticism

I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see http://repenting.wordpress.com

Pilgrimage Day 3: Words and silence

Pilgrimage Day 3: Words and silence

I am currently walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This post appeared originally on the website for my pilgrimage on Saturday 18 June. Please see http://www.repenting.wordpress.com.

Pilgrimage Day 2: Forgiveness in Coventry

Pilgrimage Day 2: Forgiveness in Coventry

I am currently walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This post appeared originally on the website for my pilgrimage on Friday 17 June. See http://www.repenting.wordpress.com.