Murdoch apologises for offensive Binyamin Netanyahu cartoon

Rupert Murdoch has issued an apology for an offensive cartoon of Israeli leader Binyamin Netanyahu published in The Sunday Times.
[This is archived content and may not display in the originally intended format.]

A cartoon by Gerald Scarfe depicting Israeli leader Binyamin Netanyahu building a wall with blood-red mortar has forced an apology out of Rupert Murdoch after Jewish leaders said it was reminiscent of anti-Semitic propaganda.

Murdoch published his apology on his official Twitter account writing:

‘Gerald Scarfe has never reflected the opinions of the Sunday Times. Nevertheless, we owe major apology for grotesque, offensive cartoon.’

Unlock Padlock Icon

Like this content?

Become a Member and unlock unlimited Access today

About the Author
ArtsHub is your source for arts sector news and jobs. You can support our work by joining us. Find out more about membership.