REVIEW: The politics of a meddler's news empire

  • David Marr
Keywords: Rupert Murdoch, The Australian


Australian journalists have a sad history of going off to Washington to be ruined. They leave home the hope of the side but after a visit to the boiler room and a peek into the furnace they return enthralled by American ambitions and dream of becoming players in its games of power. Rupert Murdoch was one of these. Visiting Washington in 1972, the young tycoon fell under the spell of Richard Nixon and was never the same again.
The flip-flops ended.


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Marr, D. (2012). REVIEW: The politics of a meddler’s news empire. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 18(2), 182-185.