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3Novices:UK Sun tabloid drops provocateur Kelvin MacKenzie’s column, as Murdoch cleans house

Britain’s top-selling newspaper the Sun has turned a page in its colourful history by dropping provocative columnist Kelvin MacKenzie, a favourite of owner Rupert Murdoch, over an article that likened a soccer player to a gorilla.
MacKenzie had been suspended on April 15 over the column, which was widely criticised as racist, and on Monday Murdoch’s British newspaper business said his contract had been terminated by mutual consent.
As editor of the Sun from 1981 to 1994, when it was…
May 16, 2017 at 10:30AM http://ift.tt/2qm6Q7Z
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