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Who Are You Going To Believe? A Bunch of People Who Are In The Hamptons or A Guy Who's Drunk Right Now?

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The co-author of the fabricated tale from Friday about News Corp. having bought Dow Jones is sticking by his story. Andrew Neil, who wrote the article with James Forsyt, and is “credible” because (in light of?) he edited Murdoch’s Sunday Times of London for 11 years, took issue with the fact that Dow Jones representatives called him out for lying. His take? “[The protestations] are rubbish...They’re all swearing at us because, I assume, they’re all out in the Hamptons.” Mr. Neil, the Times reports, was drinking at the Ritz at the time.
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