All the times The Simpsons made fun of Rupert Murdoch and Fox

Bethan McKernan@mck_beth
Thursday 11 June 2015 18:20

Rupert Murdoch has announced that he is stepping down as CEO of 21st Century Fox.

The 84-year-old majority shareholder said on Thursday that he will retire from his role at the head of the media giant, leaving the company in the hands of his son James, a sign that the Murdoch family is preparing to let the next generation take over.

Despite being owned by the Australian-American tycoon, it's become a longstanding tradition for Fox-owned The Simpsons to poke fun at Murdoch and all the other stuff he owns.

Such as when Mr Burns said it would be impossible to control all the media...

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Family Guy, which is also owned by 21st Century Fox, went one better than The Simpsons: in one episode Lois actually becomes a Fox News reporter.

Did we miss your favourite Simpsons Fox gag? Let us know in the comments.

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