Tag: Murdoch

Say what you want, Murdoch. Exaggerate according to your own conscience. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Think television, newspapers, public speeches, movies, sport, news, advertising, entertainment, radio and above all, politics. Think about what you see, read and hear. Now think about the word “exaggeration.”

We have the best firefighters in the world, the best law enforcement agencies, the best health experts. We have “the best” of so many and so much it’s a wonder we aren’t the best in the world. Whoops, I’m sorry, we are the best in the world.

“We have the best people in the world looking at these issues,” said Scott Morrison on ABC Insiders last Sunday. He was referring to the problem of obtaining vaccines.

For me, l must say that l find all the exaggeration rather appalling and unnecessary. It is lying dressed in the clothes of fools.

Source: Say what you want, Murdoch. Exaggerate according to your own conscience. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Media concentration by Murdoch, Nine and Stokes, and ABC cuts, a danger to democracy – report – Michael West

The heavy concentration of media ownership in Australia corrodes democracy. The antidote is a thriving public broadcaster, but by 2023, Coalition cuts to the ABC will add up to $1 billion. Elizabeth Minter reports.

Source: Media concentration by Murdoch, Nine and Stokes, and ABC cuts, a danger to democracy – report – Michael West

Old Dog Thought- even 100k women couldn’t force Morrison out of his white christian waspish Western Men’s shed

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Fighting Fake News with REAL, 17/3/21; Murdoch doesn’t produce “Original Australian Content he’s a Churnalist like Facebook; Lucky Libs and Guns; Liberals are the White Wasp’s Men’s Western Civilisation Shed;

Could Rupert Murdoch’s last corporate punt be on the betting industry?

Where will Rupert Murdoch place his final bets?

But there is at least one other deal process in Australia that may have piqued Murdoch’s interest. An auction is under way for Australia’s largest listed gambling business, Tabcorp, after the $10 billion firm told the market last month it had received numerous approaches for its wagering business, which includes the TAB and Sky Racing brands.

Could Rupert Murdoch’s last corporate punt be on the betting industry?

Is Britain’s TV news at risk of being dominated by those who shout loudest? | TV news | The Guardian

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Murdoch’s revenge Americanizing UK Media

There has long been an alignment of interests between those who despise the EU and those who despise the BBC for its publicly funded journalism. This confluence has also been demonstrated by British newspaper owners and their editors; now two new television ventures are providing a fresh outlet.

Is Britain’s TV news at risk of being dominated by those who shout loudest? | TV news | The Guardian

We Are All Living in Rupert Murdoch’s World

We Are All Living in Rupert Murdoch’s World
SAVE THE ABC

The right-wing media baron Rupert Murdoch turns 90 today. His news empire has been instrumental in reshaping the world in the image cast by conservative elites. The need to build a robust and democratic alternative media has never been more urgent.

We Are All Living in Rupert Murdoch’s World

‘Pathetic’: Piers Morgan Walks Off Set After Trashing Meghan Markle | Crooks and Liars

'Pathetic': Piers Morgan Walks Off Set After Trashing Meghan Markle
Style over meaning when confronted. A production miss or hit? Moving to another Murdoch chanel to come

Snowflake Piers Morgan couldn’t handle being called out by his co-host for his treatment of Meghan Markle.

‘Pathetic’: Piers Morgan Walks Off Set After Trashing Meghan Markle | Crooks and Liars

Old Dog Thought- The Morrison & Murdoch are ducks stamping out bush fires. To be Woke is to be stamping out burning ducks

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Fighting Fake News with REAL 7’3/21; Morrison ain’t WOKE he’s Unconscious. Higgins and Tamale are simply demanding their generational right to cancel a dysfuncional culture the same as first nations peoples have been doing for over 200 years

How Morrison’s media bargaining code sold Australia’s soul to wretched Rupert and Mark Zuckerberg

The News Media Bargaining Code will only further cement what the backward NBN began: a smaller, less informed, more conservative and less democratic Australia. Managing editor Michelle Pini and founder and director David Donovan report.

How Morrison’s media bargaining code sold Australia’s soul to wretched Rupert and Mark Zuckerberg

Travesty – a false or distorted misrepresentation of something – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The only comparison that can be made is that like Murdoch’s NewsCorp, Google and Facebook do not pay taxes – see Crikey’s article – “Tax dodging News Corp continues to rip Australia off – and is subsidised by taxpayers to do so“. Unfortunately, for verification purposes one of the many consequences of the Government’s pernicious agenda to undermine public interest journalism being shared on Facebook is I am unable to share the link to Crikey.

Travesty – a false or distorted misrepresentation of something – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Pay The Bully? Townsville paper hits peak nasty as Rupert Murdoch demands bail-out – Michael West

Pay The Bully? Townsville paper hits peak nasty as Rupert Murdoch demands bail-out – Michael West
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Hiding behind a pay wall and in hoc to its advertisers, The Bully, The Townsville Bulletin, is a law unto itself in Queensland as its owners demand subsidies from the Government. Should we pay? asks Kim Wingerei? Meanwhile, Seven Network gets the first forced payment from Google for its “journalism”.

Pay The Bully? Townsville paper hits peak nasty as Rupert Murdoch demands bail-out – Michael West

Kevin Rudd links Rupert Murdoch to Capitol insurrection

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After Whitlam Australia was Murdoch’s training ground for his business model

Kevin Rudd has made blistering accusations that News Corp runs a “protection racket” for the government and acts to “radicalise” Australians, drawing links between founder Rupert Murdoch and the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6.

Kevin Rudd links Rupert Murdoch to Capitol insurrection

Old Dog Thought- We should read & watch Murdoch Media for what it doesn’t say

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has welcomed an on-air apology from Sky News commentator Peta Credlin.

Fighting Fake News with REAL ,2/2/21; Murdoch’s Gong & Defamation walkback; LNP scrambles to go Green; and Broke; Politics and the donors who own us;

Origin of the specious: how the Murdoch business polluted a democracy

Murdoch had rehersed his skills as far back as the 70″s in Australia (ODT)

Rupert Murdoch had never had a US president in his pocket before Donald Trump landed there in 2016.

Origin of the specious: how the Murdoch business polluted a democracy

Inside Rupert’s Big Aussie Sale: Murdoch smuggles Foxtel – and its government grants – out of the country – Michael West

Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Foxtel

Rupert Murdoch has funnelled Foxtel out of News Corp Australia to a mysterious entity in the secrecy jurisdiction of Delaware. Michael West reports on the secret transactions which appear designed to sell News Corp’s Australian media business.

Inside Rupert’s Big Aussie Sale: Murdoch smuggles Foxtel – and its government grants – out of the country – Michael West

Rudd’s anti-Murdoch petition results in its first steps – » The Australian Independent Media Network

“The US election has highlighted the need for truth in journalism and the need to call out unsubstantiated and false claims,” said Hanson-Young. “Before we head into another election period in Australia, we can now take a proper look at the state of media diversity here and help protect a pillar of our democracy,” she added.

Rudd’s anti-Murdoch petition results in its first steps – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Fox is playing a key role in Trump’s plan to steal the election | Media Matters for America

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The message from Fox is quite clear: Trump is going to win, and if he doesn’t, the reason is because of voter fraud by Democrats.

Fox is playing a key role in Trump’s plan to steal the election | Media Matters for America

Old Dog Thoughts- Trump’s Plan for Covid is the same as he did for his businesses stopped counting

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Fighting Fake News with REAL; 25/10/20; Hypocrisy is everywhere the Mainstream Media” has been bought and the ABC neutered. We are being Americanised ripe for true de-democratisation.

Murdoch: forever brutal – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Depressingly readable is the best way to describe Paul Barry’s revealing biography of Rupert Murdoch. I placed the word mongrel in the title of this piece but it could just as easily used scumbag which means a contemptible or objectionable person. It is a story about one man. A man with a love for money, power, influence, acquisitions, wives, children and even scandal. Scandal makes money.

Murdoch: forever brutal – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Murdoch Shocked To Learn Of Trump’s Tax Bill: “$750 Is Extraordinarily High” | The Shovel

News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch was stunned when he heard about Donald Trump’s $750 tax bill, saying he has not seen a tax payment that high before.

Murdoch Shocked To Learn Of Trump’s Tax Bill: “$750 Is Extraordinarily High” | The Shovel

These creeps are going to make the next few weeks harder than they need to be | The Shot

My beautiful but astonishingly pooey two-year-old has handled himself through this pandemic with more grace than Melbourne’s largest newspaper. And the Victorian Liberal Party. Both of whom should feel grateful I’ve listed them as distinct entities.

These creeps are going to make the next few weeks harder than they need to be | The Shot

Old Dog Thoughts- Fine a bank and deregulate banking to kickstart your debt economy for The Economy

Image may contain: 2 people, text that says 'foxtel aap $5MIL BAILOUT Reluctantly given by the Morrison Govt, only when Australia's independent newswire was on the brink of collapse 40 MIL &$!#% HANDOUT Secretly given by the Morrison Govt over 5 years, to Rupert Murdoch's pay-tv company Foxtel'

Fighting Fake News with REAL 25/9/20; Banking- taking with one hand & giving with the other LNP Economic management; Simple Giving to mates Foxtel; Not listening;

Culture clash: has Australia miscalculated in its feud with China? | Australia news | The Guardian

Wang Xining told the National Press Club the Chinese people had seen Australia’s call for an inquiry into the origins of coronavirus as ‘shocking’.

China has complained about our media’s fanning of the negativity towards it countless times yet the government has supported the media. News Corp has been spreading anti- Chinese sentiment since Abbott. Yet nobody seems to listen. The Chinese kicked Murdoch out because they regarded his organization not just critical but toxic why is it the LNP and IPA don’t? (ODT)

“How do you think the United States would feel if somebody were to jump up and say we need an independent international inquiry into how badly President Trump has mishandled the coronavirus leading to nearly 200,000 American deaths? Everybody would think that was a very high-handed thing to do.” Despite the backlash, China ended up supporting the European Union-drafted, Australia-backed, heavily negotiated motion that sailed through the World Health Assembly the following month. But the diplomatic dispute shows no signs of abating.

Culture clash: has Australia miscalculated in its feud with China? | Australia news | The Guardian

‘Instinctive monopolist’: Kevin Rudd attacks Murdoch over News Corp rival to AAP newswire | Media | The Guardian

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“No government should let a single company control the biggest newspapers in every capital city bar one, plus a television station, plus the national newswire,” Rudd said. “Let alone an American billionaire like Murdoch

‘Instinctive monopolist’: Kevin Rudd attacks Murdoch over News Corp rival to AAP newswire | Media | The Guardian

The importance of making up with China

 

SINCE DONALD TRUMP became President, the relationship between the U.S. and China has deteriorated to the point that some observers talk of war. Why is this? In simple terms, America feels threatened by China’s rapidly expanding wealth and influence. Dangerous confrontation has resulted and Australia has been sucked in. How far remains to be seen, but it is not in Australia’s interest to be used by Trump or Murdoch.

via The importance of making up with China