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Tag Archives: Murdoch
Source: War of words: The future of journalism as a public trust | The Monthly
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is currently trying to take full control of the United Kingdom satellite broadcasting company Sky — which oversees Sky News. Such a move would increase media consolidation in the U.K., and it raises concerns that … Continue reading
The merger has been greeted with silence by ministers who usually welcome foreign investment. That’s because Murdoch is as controversial as ever Source: The Fox-Sky row isn’t going away, no matter how much ministers ignore it | Business | The … Continue reading
Simplify Responsive Blogger Template Source: Rothschild’s, Murdoch & Cheney Launch Massive Oil Drilling In Syria – Choice and Truth
The ‘Fake Sheikh’ has been jailed for 15 months for lying in the service of News UK. It’s time for Leveson part two to begin, and end the company’s corruption Source: After Mazher Mahmood, Murdoch cannot be let off the … Continue reading
Iraq and the Rupert Murdoch connection: The media mogul’s network of pro-war campaigners | Press | News | The Independent
The screaming headline on the front of today’s edition of The Sun added to the shredding of Tony Blair’s reputation. “Weapons of Mass Deception,” it blared. That was bit rich, considering the role of The Sun and the rest of … Continue reading
Media mogul, who was gung-ho for the invasion of Iraq, now wants us to believe he – and the Sun – were taken in by Britain’s prime minister Source: Was Rupert Murdoch fooled by Tony Blair’s pro-war ‘silky oratory’? | … Continue reading
Source: Here’s The Tinder Profile Rupert Murdoch Used To Woo Jerry Hall – The Shovel
Two weeks ago Rupert Murdoch’s ex wife No.3 Wendi Deng was arm-in-arm with hunky violinist Charlie Siem, 17 years her junior who also dabbles in a bit of underwear modelling. Source: Wendi Deng dating Vladimir Putin, Us Weekly claims
It’s a brave politician who dares take on Rupert Murdoch, especially in an election year. But that’s exactly what Malcolm Turnbull looks set to do. Source: Media ownership: Malcolm Turnbull risks stoush with Rupert Murdoch
Those puzzled by the Heydon Gang’s decision to clear Bill Shorten of all criminal hypotheses months ahead of schedule need only look at the timing, writes Bob Ellis. Source: Biased TURC, slimy Murdoch and the Shorten exculpation
The Fox News Primary For September: Even With “Boycott,” Trump Still Leads In Interview Airtime | Media, Ratings, Race & Business
Source: The Fox News Primary For September: Even With “Boycott,” Trump Still Leads In Interview Airtime | Blog | Media Matters for America
‘This guy has got to go, and it has to happen before Christmas,’ Malcolm Turnbull said of Tony Abbott a month ago in conversation with colleagues. Source: How it happened: Inside the Malcolm Turnbull leadership coup
Illustration by Simon Kneebone For those watching closely this week, Rupert Murdoch’s tweets clearly signposted how the political scenario is likely to unfold over the next six months. There will be a snap election. The trigger for this will arise from either … Continue reading
Fight Misinformation On Local News: Fox-owned stations now reaching 37% of U.S. television audiences, that’s a huge opportunity for the conservative media.
Rupert Murdoch Begins Handover Of 21st Century Fox, To Focus On Day to Day Running Of Australian Government – The Shovel
Rupert Murdoch Begins Handover Of 21st Century Fox, To Focus On Day to Day Running Of Australian Government – The Shovel.
Fox News Outraged U.S. Embassy In Indonesia Moved Fourth Of July Celebration “Out Of Respect” For Ramadan Fox Guest Jim Hanson: The United States Is “The Exceptional Nation, We Should Act Like It”
http://mediamatters.org/embed/static/clips/2015/06/10/40346/fnc-ff-20150610-ramadan Fox News is outraged that the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia — where over 87% of residents are Muslim — moved their annual Fourth of July celebration “out of respect” for those observing Ramadan in the country, claiming that they’re … Continue reading
Picture this: Why image is everything for our politicians: Abbott promised to change so he needs photoshop plastic surgery to do it. Who is going to do it a Murdoch photographer. Bet your sweet bippy he hasn’t lost his job.
Picture this: Why image is everything for our politicians. From The Age : Stephanie Peatling, ” Prime Minister Tony Abbott has appointed a new personal photographer:” News Corp photographer .
By proposing new regulations to cover Australia’s media, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has started a war with cranky old press propagandist and pay TV monopolist Rupert Murdoch, writes Rodney E. Lever. ‘A government can no more regulate the news that it … Continue reading
Rupert Murdoch: Malcolm Turnbull’s media law plans ‘suit buddies at Nine’ | Media | The Guardian.
America’s cult of the newscaster-hero has swallowed itself | Hadley Freeman | Comment is free | The Guardian
America’s cult of the newscaster-hero has swallowed itself | Hadley Freeman | Comment is free | The Guardian.
What Constant Exposure To Negative News Is Doing To Our Mental Health.
February 17, 2015 Written by: Kaye Lee The purpose of journalism is to serve the community and the purpose of political journalism is to give citizens the information they need to participate in civic affairs. Political journalists should serve as … Continue reading
The importance of being Abbott.
Andrew Bolt: Muslims should sack top Mufti Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed | Herald Sun: This is the Murdoch, News Corp that’s crying for the “Freedom of Speech” not Andrew Bolt. The Corprate dog that wants to grab more territory of influence.When down do what Scott Morrison suggested use the Muslims.
Andrew Bolt: Muslims should sack top Mufti Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed | Herald Sun.
Leadership spill: Tony Abbott brings forward vote to Monday : Is he eligible? Is he still a British citizen surely that’s relevant under the circumstance.
PM moves vote forward shortly after Malcolm Turnbull emphasises the importance of keeping it on Tuesday, angering numerous MPs Tony Abbott has brought forward the vote on the leadership spill motion by one day, shortly after Malcolm Turnbull emphasised the … Continue reading
Scientific American Takes An In Depth Look At The Tea Party. This is applicable to the LNP, Tony Abbott, and all Murdoch elves such as Albrechtson,Bolt,Blair,Devine etc. See the connection here. Unfortunately Fox News is rated as the most believable news provider in the US by 25% yet it gets a rating of 8% in delivering truth. Murdoch’s influence of madness is widespread on issues of anti- climate change, anti- Islam,anti- multiculturalism, anti- corporate tax, anti- penalty rates, etc etc
THE CABIN ANTHRAX, MURPHY, N.C. (CT&P) – This month’s edition of Scientific American is somewhat of a departure for a magazine that normally steers well clear of politics. It boasts several well-researched articles examining the right wing in general and … Continue reading
January 27, 2015 Written by: Kaye Lee John F Kennedy once said:“Voters chose us because they have confidence in our discernment, when we are in a position that allows us to determine what best serves their interests as a part … Continue reading
Life imitating art: Tony Abbott who is backed by conglomerates such as the Rinehart empire and the Murdoch empire thrusting 24 hour fascist ideology and terror-invoking commentary on the Australian people.
The scenes of social collapse in movies of a decade ago are now everyday scenes in allegedly democratic countries, writes Melissa Frost in this letter to The AIMN. I watched the movie “Children of Men” again the other night and … Continue reading
It’s rather strange that in a week, where free speech is such a hot topic that we’ve had the “I’m with Stupid” t-shirt incident, people arguing that the anti-vaccination campaigner, Sherri Tenpenny shouldn’t be allowed into the country, and Rupert Murdoch’s tweet. … Continue reading
Rodney E. Lever has a dream that, before 2016, one of the main parties can offer a rational solution to deter any more megalomaniacs from wrecking all our freedoms, all our hopes and all our future. “I have a dream, today.” Some … Continue reading
Battle of the billionaires: Why liberals shouldn’t count on their rich patrons to win. Democratic Party politics is definitely not what the Murdochs, the Kochs, the Adelsons and the Foster Friesses are all about. They are attempting to dominate the political process by using their money to directly influence the ideological and political makeup of our society. From Fox News to think tanks to super PACs to political campaigns they are using their fortunes to actively change American politics.
Battle of the billionaires: Why liberals shouldn’t count on their rich patrons to win – Salon.com.
Read what the REAL leader of Australia has Tweeted in 2014>>> RUPERT MURDOCH’S DUMBEST TWEETS OF 2014 http://themurdochtimes.blogspot.com.au/2014/12/rupert-murdochs-dumbest-tweets-of-2014_29.html #hate4sale #notfittogovern #votebairdlast
The grotesque must-read of the year: Murdoch out of control a threat to Democracy. Why Abbott asks” how high” when Murdoch says “jump”
Martin Flanagan is a senior writer at The Age. Former Monty Python member John Cleese said this book woke him in the night scared. Why? Because at one level, Hack Attack by Nick Davies is the fast-moving story of how … Continue reading
News Corp’s siege coverage built on a ‘take-no-prisoners’ culture AUST gets wake-call with Sydney terror. Only Daily Telegraph caught the bloody outcome at 2.00 am. Congrats.— Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) December 15, 2014 In one brutally insensitive tweet, Rupert…
There are ways for the media to cover stories such as the Sydney siege without committing gross ethical violations. AUST gets wake-call with Sydney terror. Only Daily Telegraph caught the bloody outcome at 2.00 am. Congrats. — Rupert Murdoch (@rupertmurdoch) … Continue reading
* The Abbott supporters in the crowd had their Greg Abbott paper fans to keep them cool – Tea-Party yellow with the slogan “Fast Cars, Firearms & Freedom-It’s a Texas Thing” *** Greg Abbott was appointed as a justice on … Continue reading
Knowing what we do of Rupert Murdoch and his affiliate publications, it comes as no surprise that the expatriate media mogul’s first tweet in the tragic wake of the Martin Place siege was not one of condolence for the two victims and their … Continue reading
The enemies of state-owned media – Rupert Murdoch among them – make the same arguments around the world. Cuts to the ABC, BBC, NPR and PBS are justified the same way The terms of the current battle in Australia over … Continue reading
What Mark Scott is really doing with the ABC cuts | The Saturday Paper.
Tony Abbott didn’t win many friends in America with his less than impressive performance at the recent G20. But he does have one friend in America – Rupert Murdoch – and as in Australia, his media empire grabs any opportunity … Continue reading
News Corporation AGM’s run by Rupert Murdoch in Hollywood are about as undemocratic as you can get, however a shareholder revolt suggests this may not be the case for much longer. Former News Ltd executive Rodney E. Lever reports. A … Continue reading
Does Australia really need a national newspaper? Or is its existence just about one man’s pride? The man who helped established The Australian with Rupert Murdoch, Rodney E. Lever, comments. IN 1911, THE LABOR GOVERNMENT under Andrew Fisher consolidated existing local … Continue reading
Rupert Murdoch will be 84 years old at his next birthday next March, but the old curmudgeon shows no signs that he wants to stop working and enjoy a quiet retirement. But then, I am the same, if only a … Continue reading
Even Rupert Murdoch can sense a broad feeling of unrest and deep dislocated disturbance for a generation left in Team Australia’s dust. By ABC’s Jonathan Green Rupert Murdoch’s warning of the “inevitable social and political upheavals to come” might very … Continue reading
Gough Whitlam and the Rupert Murdoch memory hole. For Bolt’s Never to be seen Archive by a senior Exec of News Corp
With Gough Whitlam’s legacy now being reconsidered and debated, one thing the Australian media are not prepared to discuss is the role of Rupert Murdoch in his dismissal, writes Rodney E. Lever. WITH THE SAD PASSING of former Prime Minister … Continue reading
30% of our largest companies pay less than.10c in the dollar corporate tax. We have a revenue problem not a spending problem
Global crackdown on tax havens fails to sway Australian companies There would be no deficit Mr Hockey. If you collected what Mr Murdoch and others have been allowed to forego: Murdoch alone $1.5billion. How is it that I paid 35% … Continue reading
Be Alert, Be Very, Very Alert! The Person Next To May Have An iPhone. September 24, 2014 Written by: Rossleigh paraphrased Last night a man was shot by police. A policeman is in hospital with serious wounds. These … Continue reading