News Corp. Gets Pranked By Brooklyn Sloganeer

A witty poster seen today on the entrance of the deeply embroiled company, pokes fun and offers critical commentary on the state of privacy.

Plus Aziz
Plus Aziz on July 18, 2011. @plusaziz

As the scandal behind News Corporation escalates, the public is starting to get involved. Last night, Brooklyn-based artist and sloganeer KIRO, planted this poster at the front of the company’s doors in New York. The sign is a play on the iconic Andy Warhol quote, replacing the word ‘famous’ for ‘private’, to poke fun at the perverse tactics that News of the World used to undermine the privacy of so many.


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