Australian politics, society & culture

Rupert Murdoch

Talking about the narcissistic national daily only encourages it
By Margaret Simons
Rupert Murdoch, 2012 © Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters
The political empire of the News Corp chairman
By Robert Manne
By Mungo MacCallum
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By Mark Latham
In a 361-page work, one would have expected these people to be identified and dissected – outed for their unsavoury contribution to left-wing aloofism. There is, after all, little point in throwing around labels unless they can be supported by detailed research, giving examples of the offending elites and the
A frustrated politician: Rupert Murdoch in 1985. © Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis & Rupert Murdoch after facing the Leveson inquiry, 26 April 2012. © Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
By Monthly Wire
John van Tiggelen.
By John van Tiggelen
Rupert Murdoch after facing the Leveson inquiry, 26 April 2012. © Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
Rupert is finally reaping what he sowed
By Robert Manne
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Murdoch’s Tweets of Doom
By Peter Conrad
Lachlan Murdoch prepares to see his father, London, July 2011. © Paul Hackett/Reuters
Lachlan Murdoch and News Corp
By Paola Totaro
A frustrated politician: Rupert Murdoch in 1985. © Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis
David McKnight’s 'Rupert Murdoch: An Investigation of Power'
By David Marr
Chris Mitchell and Christine Jackman at the launch of Jackman's 'Inside Kevin 07', Walsh Bay, June 2008. Seated behind them (left to right) are the Australian's Dennis Shanahan, Paul Whittaker, Glenn Milne, and Nick Cater. © Alan Pryke/Newspix
The Power of Rupert Murdoch and the Australian’s Editor-in-Chief
By Sally Neighbour
Bluestone Bay, Tasmania. © Paul Sinclair / The Freycinet Experience
Nicholas Shakespeare on Tasmania
By Nicholas Shakespeare
Sarah Palin "reloads" at a campaign rally in Anchorage, Alaska, 2010. © John Moore / Getty Images
Rupert Murdoch’s Populist Creations
By Guy Rundle
Words: Shane Maloney | Illustration: Chris Grosz
By Shane Maloney and Chris Grosz
Barack Obama takes one last look in the mirror, before going out to take oath, January 20, 2009. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)
By Don Watson
A Short History of the Media Future
By John Birmingham
The formal library, in contrast, has none of this. Occupying the centre of the original house, its one nod to modernity is a rather groovy white lampshade hanging in the centre of the room. The vast and intricate web of optical fibre and wiring, which forms a sort of nervous system for the rest of the house, courses
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Rudd and the Murdoch Press
By Mungo MacCallum

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