Rupert Murdoch, “education reformer,” heckled during speech in California

News Corp.’s Murdoch heckled during Calif. speech
Friday, October 14, 2011
(10-14) 10:24 PDT San Francisco (AP)

Protesters associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement heckled News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch during a speech at an education forum in San Francisco.

Murdoch was repeatedly interrupted Friday 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 arrested.

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