Tag: Murdoch

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

11.2.20TrumpFox

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

Image

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.

Fox News’ Owner Murdoch Predicts Biden Landslide Win | Newsmax.com

murdoch in a pink shirt standing by a car

Rupert Murdoch, the owner of Fox News and an associate of President Donald Trump, has told people close to him that he thinks Democrat Joe Biden will easily win the election.

Fox News’ Owner Murdoch Predicts Biden Landslide Win | Newsmax.com

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

Australian Associated Press sign

“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

Old Dog Thoughts- What would the LNP do in politics without racial scapegoating

Image

Fighting Fake News with REAL 21/7/20; It’s Time to ignore the old Fart; Mr beige, O’Brien’s political lightbulb moment go anti-Chinese, Remember Cronulla, Islamophobia, Anti- Africa, Asylum Seekers,

Unrelenting attacks: News Corp alleges the ABC is ‘too left-wing’

 

Death to critical thinking it’s too progressive and leads to people from the bottom have second thoughts (ODT)

The top four search results for the term “ABC left-wing” on Google produce articles from News Corp media institutions.

The first three come from Sky News commentary and the fourth result is an article by The Australian.

 The emotion-laden headlines read:

  • The ABC is a left-wing blob of boring, woke views;
  • ABC becoming too right-wing’ following ‘occasional conservative guest;
  • The ABC no longer even pretends to be balanced; and
  • Forces from within are destroying the ABC.

 The notion that “the ABC is too left-wing” seems to be gaining momentum. It appears that News Corp has played a significant role in furthering this narrative.

 

Unrelenting attacks: News Corp alleges the ABC is ‘too left-wing’

Retired radio shock-jock Alan Jones to host new show on Sky News | Alan Jones | The Guardian

Broadcaster Alan Jones is taking on a new four-night-a-week role at Sky News, hosting a program called Alan Jones.

Did Murdoch build a show around him or slot him into a new show? We don’t have to left-wingers to state the obvious. The contract would tell but the advertisers even more. (ODT)

Retired radio shock-jock Alan Jones to host new show on Sky News | Alan Jones | The Guardian

Old Dog Thoughts- Ch9 took over Fairfax the heat is really on to get rid of the ABC and blinker Australia.

Fighting Fake News with REAL,22/6/20 ; The unrelenting attacks on the ABC ar intended to Blinker Australia; What you won’t find ina Murdochian World; You don’t grow an Economy without Spending $$ but on what is important;

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: ‘Mr. Trump Is Debasing His Office’ | Crooks and Liars

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: 'Mr. Trump Is Debasing His Office'

Unfortunately for America during this national health crisis, people are dying because of his behavior. The Wall Street Journal is noticing because Trump’s behavior is taking down the Republican Party, and Rupert Murdoch’s as cuts, with him.

via Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: ‘Mr. Trump Is Debasing His Office’ | Crooks and Liars

News Corp and Packer aged care “win” is tip of corporate welfare iceberg – Michael West

The Murdochs and Packers have got their fingers in the taxpayer honeypot again, this time winning nearly $6 million without a tender from the Department of Health. Michael West reports on Mable and the latest in corporate welfare.

via News Corp and Packer aged care “win” is tip of corporate welfare iceberg – Michael West