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Sun walkout for sacked workers

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Journalists from the Sun newspaper left their desks for two hours in solidarity with their colleagues on the News of the World after its closure was announced.
Issue 2260

Journalists from the Sun newspaper left their desks for two hours in solidarity with their colleagues on the News of the World after its closure was announced.

This is significant.

Murdoch wants his employees to see themselves as competing individuals—fighting over stories while being discouraged from joining unions.

But this small act of solidarity showed that the Sun journalists did not want their colleagues to take the blame for the behaviour of those at the top.

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