Josh White / 19 Feb 2024

News Corp Uber Alles

Rupert Murdoch’s Legacy, Part III

Walking down Fleet Street today, it’s easy to forget that this was once the beating heart of British journalism. Over 100,000 people worked for newspapers based in the neighbourhood.(...)

Josh White / 04 Dec 2023

The Great Replacement Mogul

Rupert Murdoch’s Legacy, Part II

Rupert Murdoch has handed over most of the reins to his son Lachlan. It’s the closest we will likely get to an official retirement from the Australian media colossus.(...)

Josh White / 09 Oct 2023

Media Monster

Rupert Murdoch’s Legacy, Part I

It’s the biggest story to hit the media business in years. Rupert Murdoch’s resignation is the end of an era.(...)

Josh White / 21 Jun 2021

Death of a Tabloid

The Sun Burns Out

The Sun might finally be about to burn out. I don’t mean the star that sustains life on this planet. I mean the notoriously smutty, yet influential right-wing UK newspaper.(...)

Josh White / 29 Mar 2021

The Great British Media Crisis

From Murdoch to Facebook

Once upon a time, Fleet Street was where the news was manufactured. Tens of thousands of people worked day and night to ensure the stories were written, edited and went to press on time.(...)

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