News Corps Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch lashed out at the incivility of the Twitter medium on Saturday afternoon. “Seems impossible to have civilised debate on twitter,” he tweeted. “Ignorant,vicious abuse lowers whole society, maybe shows real decay.”
Earlier in the day, Murdoch caught flak from multiple users of the service for tweeting the name of Conservative MP Louise Mensch, although, it was unclear why he sent it.
Twitchy surmised from various tweets that Murdoch was alluding to Mensch’s support for him, “while others thought it might be a senior moment.”
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