Critics chide Warren, ‘pastor’ of Murdoch, over porn channels

Warren accused of applying double standard
Author-pastor Rick Warren is under fire for failing to discipline media giant Rupert Murdoch for owning and expanding pornographic channels for satellite TV. The Australian-born owner of Fox Broadcasting and cable TV networks isn’t a member of Warren’s 20,000-member Saddleback Church, but Warren is on record as claiming to be Murdoch’s pastor.

A reprint of a September 12, 2005, article from New Yorker magazine appears on Warren’s Web site, Pastors.com, in which Warren describes having dinner with former General Electric chair and CEO Jack Welch.

 

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