There is mounting evidence that Australia is sick of Rupert Murdoch and the political propaganda machine he runs in the guise of a news organisation.
- Denis Muller
- The Conversation
In January, Bill Shorten rebuffed an open-ended offer to meet Murdoch whenever the opposition leader was in the United States.
According to the ABC’s 7.30 political editor, Laura Tingle, Shorten replied that any dealings he had with News Corp would be conducted with the company’s representatives in Australia.
This was a bold break with tradition. For decades, Labor leaders have paid court to Murdoch. During the prime…