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The Murdocracy

DavidSSS

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What a charming creature she is :vomit

She's irrelevant - worked for a failed PM and now hosts a very low rating opinion programme. She would have more people seeing her programme on this forum than her actual show on TV.

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AngryAnt

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Sky is a classic example of how media power and amplification can work to project alt right messaging across a population despite almost no one actually watching it.
 
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K3

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Until we do a Liverpool and kick Murdoch out, democracy in Australia is going to keep going down the shitter!

Unfortunately, this won't happen until the LNP also get the ass, as they are both each other's biggest enablers.

Beyond messed up!
 
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Baloo

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Sky dump Alan Jones. Not sure if that's more a sign that Alan has just gone too far even for Murdoch or if News Ltd are preparing for a change of government

 

TigerMasochist

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Until we do a Liverpool and kick Murdoch out, democracy in Australia is going to keep going down the shitter!

Unfortunately, this won't happen until the LNP also get the ass, as they are both each other's biggest enablers.

Beyond messed up!
Is it only a good democracy if we have Labor in power and no media against?
 

TT33

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Is it only a good democracy if we have Labor in power and no media against?


No, it's a good democracy if we have an unbiased media which holds whichever party is in power to account, without fear or favour.

Not the current set up where the media sh1ts it's pants & is scared to stand up against a Power hungry media baron who dictates how he wants the country run.
 
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TigerMasochist

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No, it's a good democracy if we have an unbiased media which holds whichever party is in power to account, without fear or favour.

Not the current set up where the media sh1ts it's pants & is scared to stand up against a Power hungry media baron who dictates how he wants the country run.
So old mate Rupe owns the ABC, Nine, Seven, Ten, CNN, SBS, all the radio stations, half the worlds internet n 75% of the print media, just so he can dictate how a *smile* ant little country like Oz can be run.
Guessing maybe your bias is showing or Rupe's the boogie man hiding in your closet.

Somehow strange to me that two incompetent failed P.M.s with massive egos from the opposing major parties are both flat out crying n moaning about him n desperately trying to death ride him out of the country.
 

Baloo

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US, UK and Aus have Murdoch in common.
Trump, Boris and ScoMo are the result.

But if you depend on News Ltd for the bulk of your news, you probably won't realise what crap you are being fed and now believe.
 
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Carter

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The quirk of Murdoch’s media outlets is that their populism has the potential to occasionally overrule political battle lines. After all, money rules everything.

If ScoMo is indeed on the nose to the man in the street, the Murdocracy won’t just automatically protect him.

Having said that, there are no viable alternatives in that coalition and a new budget might just be what Scotty from Marketing needs to restore the narrative he wants.
 

TigerMasochist

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US, UK and Aus have Murdoch in common.
Trump, Boris and ScoMo are the result.

But if you depend on News Ltd for the bulk of your news, you probably won't realise what crap you are being fed and now believe.
Well the old Trumpster got punted in a hurry and now it seems the septics have no idea of what they're up to or even want, but that's probably no surprise with septics.
From all appearances ScoMo is hovering on the precipice of oblivion at the next Oz erection.
Old mate BoJo got a massive landslide last erection so he'll probably get by with at least another win, but if things turn to *smile* in a hurry he might be hanging by his dodgy haircut anyway.

If Rupe has soooo much influence it doesn't seem to be doing much good in his alleged control of politics.

Happy enough to flick through various media sources n find that most are working to feed you their own version of biased crap. Best to try not chewing to much n just close your eyes n swallow as quickly as possible if you can't avoid what's on the fork.
 

IanG

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Well the old Trumpster got punted in a hurry and now it seems the septics have no idea of what they're up to or even want, but that's probably no surprise with septics.
From all appearances ScoMo is hovering on the precipice of oblivion at the next Oz erection.
Old mate BoJo got a massive landslide last erection so he'll probably get by with at least another win, but if things turn to *smile* in a hurry he might be hanging by his dodgy haircut anyway.

If Rupe has soooo much influence it doesn't seem to be doing much good in his alleged control of politics.

They are getting punted because they are incompetent but without Murdoch their incompetence would have shone through before they were elected.
 
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TigerMasochist

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They are getting punted because they are incompetent but without Murdoch their incompetence would have shone through before they were elected.
So there's no media opposition to Murdoch anywhere in the world. Been observing bits n pieces of all three in recent years, some even through Rupe's media n I've always thought their incompetence was a shining light, perhaps their opposition was just crap at the time.
Mind you, I've been watching a little of the septics in action at times n i'm wondering how the *smile* old alzheimer's Joe got the boss job. Might simply be a measure of the competence n standard of septic politics but geeeeeez.
 

K3

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Is it only a good democracy if we have Labor in power and no media against?
I would love to see local, caring, representative independents being the power in Australian politics. As for Murdoch, imo his media suite is a cancer on the planet and the future.
 
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larabee

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You love to see it.


The company blamed lower than normal dividends from their Government division, with a spokesperson saying they hadn’t received a $40 million grant for Foxtel for months.

 
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