Rupert Murdoch: Global media mogul, born in Australia, now an American citizen. Head of News Corp, often rebuked for its manipulative media monopoly in Australia.
Rupert Murdoch’s toxic Murdochracy – a worldwide scourge on democracy
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Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Greens Spokesperson for Media and Communications, has welcomed the appointment of Malcolm Turnbull and Sharan Burrow as co-chairs of Australians for a Murdoch Royal Commission.
So begins The Greens media release from 21 March 2023, headed:
MURDOCH ROYAL COMMISSION NEEDS SUPPORT FROM ALL SIDES OF POLITICS
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Mr Murdoch, no fool whatever his other failings, realised very early on that – just like a large shareholding in a company leads to control of the company – 70% media saturation can be turned into 100% control of political discourse.
… so writes David Horton in Independent Australia on 22 May 2013 headed :
Rupert Murdoch’s journalistic cancer