Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

Today’s News Corp cuts represent an enormous threat to Australian democracy ⁠

Dark day for journalism as Murdoch’s global empire sells democracy down the river   
Today’s News Corp cuts represent an enormous threat to Australian democracy ⁠— and a grim reminder of the power of a single family.
ERIC BEECHER AND PETER FRAY, MAY 28, 2020

Australian news journalism has never seen a day as black as today — and not just because News Corp has closed 12 of its 17 regional daily newspapers, leaving Australia with just 20 remaining.

Today also demonstrates the grotesque power of
one company — and one family — to decimate a large slice of a country’s
news in a single media release.

A company worth $16.3 billion, run from New York, has wielded a knife through large swathes of Australian democracy….. (subscribers only) https://www.crikey.com.au/2020/05/28/rupert-murdochs-global-empire-sells-democracy-down-the-river/?utm_campaign=Weekender&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wkndr=VWI3bngzTjl0a0V6UEhQbEJJeTFxUT09

May 29, 2020 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, media

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