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Australian politicians 'frightened' of 'Murdoch media beast’, says Kevin Rudd

Guardian, 19 Feb 2021
The former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd has declared that Australian politicians are frightened of Rupert Murdoch. Speaking under parliamentary privilege at Parliament House in Canberra, Rudd said the 'Murdoch mob' was seeking 'compliant politicians'. He told an inquiry into media diversity that politicians were fearful of facing a 'systematic campaign'

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