Australian politics, society & culture

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Lachlan Murdoch prepares to see his father, London, July 2011. © Paul Hackett/Reuters
Lachlan Murdoch and News Corp
By Paola Totaro
Andrew Bolt as a young journalist working for the 'Age', c.1980.
The Bolt factor
By Anne Summers
By Sally Warhaft
‘Is that the truth, or is your News Limited?' Last month, while this magazine celebrated its second birthday, Australia's pre-eminent media group, Fairfax, spiked a story profiling Wendi Deng Murdoch that one of its editors had commissioned. We don't yet know all the facts behind the Fairfax decision, but we do know
By Margaret Simons
The Hyatt is an historic hotel, or what passes for one in this young city, and the front of the building is heritage-listed so the doormen have to fit in. The uniforms are a gesture to some idea of what a servant might have worn back in the 1920s, when power first came to settle in Canberra, the sort of gesture that