Liquidating ‘News of the World’ seems more and more like a savvy incidence of sacrificing a limb to save the body – or, maybe in a more reptilian vein – sacrificing the tail to grow a new one. Ceasing publication of a 160 year old newspaper cannot simply be an altruistic, penitential gesture. It’ll be back in some new form and we’ll hear later about more abuses
by Dan Kline, guest Blogger. Dan is a Medievalist teaching in Alaska.