News Corp's Murdoch heckled during US speech
San Francisco: Protesters associated with the
Occupy Wall Street movement heckled News Corp CEO Rupert
Murdoch during a speech at an education forum in San
Murdoch was repeatedly interrupted today as he talked at
a downtown hotel about technology's role in improving the
country's public education system.
Protesters accused Murdoch of trying to profit from the
public education system. About half a dozen people were
escorted out of the hotel, but they said they were not
Murdoch appeared unfazed, telling the crowd that
controversy makes things more interesting.