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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.
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Inside Rupert's Big Aussie Sale: Murdoch smuggles Foxtel - and its government grants - out of the country - Michael West
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At elections, Murdoch has two priorities. One is always to try to ensure the new regime, whatever its political colour, does not implement regulatory change that will disadvantage the business.
Australia might need another media inquiry — but, as history shows, it probably won’t do much good.
Rudd’s anti-Murdoch petition results in its first steps - » The Australian Independent Media Network
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“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.