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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Rupert Murdoch throws his weight behind Tony Abbott

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Abbott's my man, says Murdoch Media baron Rupert Murdoch yesterday threw his personal support firmly behind the conservative opposition leader Tony Abbott ahead of Australia's election, saying Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was "all over the place". Murdoch's powerful News Corp Australia newspapers, which have ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Rupert Murdoch's estranged wife is a 'Chinese spy', says Australian tycoon Clive Palmer

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 11:13am by AFP

    ... Australian billionaire Clive Palmer on Thursday said he plans to sue Rupert Murdoch over unflattering allegations and claimed the media mogul’s estranged wife is a Chinese spy. Palmer, best known ... Rupert Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng is a Chinese spy, and that’s been right across the world,” Palmer alleged, prompting the stunned host to ask whether he had “lost the plot”. “She’s been spying ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Murdoch pays tribute to late mother

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Melbourne Tycoon Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday led memorial tributes for his mother, philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, saying she had always taught him to understand the impact of his actions on others. Murdoch gave the eulogy during a state memorial service at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne, saying while his father had been more indulgent ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Kevin Rudd first battle is Murdoch in Australian election

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... he remains the preferred leader by a long margin over Abbott, the poll showed he has lost some ground. Labor is also battling the might of the Rupert Murdoch press, which controls 70 per cent ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Labor leader Kevin Rudd faces an uphill battle as voters lose confidence and Murdoch's media turn against him over 'toxic' politics ...

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    Australia defends media reforms amid strong condemnation

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 02:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia defended proposed media reforms arising from Britain’s phone-hacking scandal on Wednesday after a heated backlash from Rupert Murdoch’s local ... and stronger self-regulation requirements for the print media. News Limited, Murdoch’s Australian arm, was particularly strident in its commentary, likening Conroy on the front page of its Sydney Daily ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s Rudd battles Murdoch press

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 04:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Rupert Murdoch’s clout in Britain and the United States might have diminished, but in Australia he dominates the media landscape, playing a prominent role ... of the University of New South Wales and author of the book “Rupert Murdoch: An Investigation of Political Power”. “Given that he [Murdoch) controls 70 per cent of the capital city newspaper circulation ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Murdoch says Rudd ‘all over the place’ in Australia poll

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Media baron Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday threw his support firmly behind the conservative opposition leader Tony Abbott ahead of Australia’s upcoming election, saying Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was “all over the place”. Murdoch’s powerful News Corp Australia newspapers, which have the largest circulation of any media group in the country, have ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM signals changes to media reforms after outrage

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 02:50pm by AFP

    ... Britain’s phone-hacking scandal. They have provoked a fierce backlash from media groups including Rupert Murdoch’s News Limited with one of its tabloid likening Communications Minister Stephen ... committee process then certainly we will listen to those. “But we’re not in the business of cross-trading or horse-trading on these bills.” News Limited, the Australian arm of Murdoch’s News ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    We’re still friends, insists billionaire tycoon James Packer after ‘fist fight’ with Nine Network chief

    Posted May 05th 2014, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... a bidding war for the photos, which Rupert Murdoch's News Corp won, for a rumoured A$200,000 (HK$1.43 million), publishing the first four pictures online late yesterday, with the rest expected ... other, and neither of us will be commenting further," Packer and Gyngell said in a joint statement as News Corp non-executive chairman Lachlan Murdoch arrived at the Packer compound. He ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Darryn Lyons: paparazzo, reality TV star, now mayor of Geelong, Australia

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... with just A$500 in his pocket. A chance meeting with media baron Rupert Murdoch landed him a job with the Daily Mail, a British tabloid for which he photographed the Balkan wars. In 1992, Lyons ...




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