Late Saturday, Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter to complain about the U.S. media's treatment of the ongoing Gaza crisis. Displaying his typically staunch pro-Israel stance, Murdoch also managed to play on an anti-Semitic trope with this tweet:
As the HuffPo noted, reaction on Twitter was swift, shocked and angry.
Mother Jones' Adam Serwer tweeted:
While the New Yorker political reporter Ryan Lizza opted for:
UPDATE: Murdoch issued a Twitter non-apology Sunday for his "Jewish owned" comment. He clarifies that he was not talking about Jewish reporters -- as if this had been the main problem with his original tweet: