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Murdoch paper apologizes for cartoon

4 years 4 weeks 1 day ago January 29, 2013 Jan 29, 2013 Tuesday, January 29 2013 January 29, 2013 6:22 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Times newspaper was accused of anti-Semitic propaganda and the acting editor has apologized "unreservedly" for it. The issue is a cartoon depicting Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu building a wall using blood-red mortar. The cartoon was published on Holocaust Memorial Day and anti-semiticsm is often blood-drenched. Murdoch called for the paper to apologize for publishing the cartoon, which shows Netanyahu with a long, sharp trowel and depicts Palestinians bricked into the wall's structure. 

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