He's all over the press at the moment for some reason or another, today in the UK he's the villain but that might all change, and then change back until it's all a bit fuzzy. Public opinion seems to be on the side of whoever feels morally outraged on a particular day. Although public opinion has nothing to do with it I think, politicians are seizing a chance to appear right and good after their recent expenses bashing, nothing really changes.
At his peak Murdoch 1981 drawing was from a black and white photo in the weekend newspaper, Murdoch 2011 from a bleached press photo in the back of his car. The photographers flash unintentionally creating too much red and giving the popular zombie flesh eater appearance that seems to be so in vogue these days.