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Puzzle in Rupert Murdoch Owned Paper Says ‘Murdoch is Evil’

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Word find puzzles are the sad, dumb younger brother of the crossword puzzle. The former is Wheel of Fortune; the latter Jeopardy. A word find is for when you feel like using the least amount of brain power possible to accomplish a goal. Therefore the puzzles are rarely worth discussing. Aside from when a word find creator calls Rupert Murdoch evil. In a newspaper owned by Rupert Murdoch.

The puzzle above was published in Australia’s Sunday Telegraph. As the Guardian points out, in the third line of letters down, a section reads “LIVESIHCODRUM.” In reverse that spells “MURDOCHISEVIL.”

Perhaps we should give word finds another chance.

[Image: The Guardian]

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Wheatcroft Named WSJ European Editor-in-Chief

wheatcroft.jpgYesterday, The Wall Street Journal announced the appointment of former Sunday Telegraph editor Patience Wheatcroft as editor-in-chief, Europe.

Starting next month, Wheatcroft will oversee the transition of the Journal‘s European office from Brussels to London. She is charged with overseeing The Wall Street Journal Europe, expanding its content across Europe and building up digital content.

Wheatcroft’s appointment is the latest in the Journal‘s European expansion. Earlier this year, the paper launched a dedicated European Web site, led by Neil McIntosh, and it promises to announce a new management team — which will be led by publisher Andrew Langhoff — soon.

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