Former prime minister Kevin Rudd believes Sky News is trying to radicalise Australian politics as Fox News has in the US. There are both alarming signs and mitigating factors.
As the Murdochs again hit the small screen in the documentary The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty, it’s worth considering: what is our fascination with this family?
While the post-mortem is oddly silent on some issues and clearly struggling with others, it nonetheless provides a thoughtful analysis of where the party went wrong in the 2019 election.
Writing in the American progressive journal Democracy, Swan, a former treasurer, warned that the US Democrats could be at risk of the overloaded agenda trap that helped defeat the ALP in May.
Rudd told the conference the Coalition had “a very robust” partner in the “Murdoch party” which had an ideology.