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Abbott hits back at Australia PM over Murdoch link claims

Aug 08, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Abbott spoke after Rudd went on national television late Wednesday August 7 to accuse his rival of conspiring with the Australian born media magnate

ABBOTT FACES MEDIA. Australian opposition leader and leader of the Liberal Party, Tony Abbott, speaks during a press conference after a tour the JBS meat processing plant west of Brisbane, Australia, 05 August 2013. Photo by EPA/Dave Hunt

Rudd faces battle as Australian election campaign begins

Aug 05, 2013 - 11:59 AM

Kevin Rudd faces an uphill battle after what newspapers said was years of a toxic political climate that saw Julia Gillard topple him as Labor leader in 2010

IN THE RUNNING. Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd addresses the media after calling a general election in Canberra on August 4, 2013. Photo by AFP

Journalism's creative destruction

Dec 01, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The phoenix rising out of the ashes will bring greater transparency and the journalist’s role will be as essential in the future as it is today

Rupert Murdoch quits boards of British newspapers

Jul 22, 2012 - 8:20 AM

Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as director of a number of companies behind British newspapers The Sun The Times and The Sunday Times

News Corp Chief Rupert Murdoch (L) and wife Wendi Deng (R) are driven away from the High Court in central London on April 26, 2012 after Rupert Murdoch's second and final day of giving evidence at the Leveson Inquiry. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

British journalist arrested for corruption

Apr 20, 2012 - 7:09 AM

A journalist from The Sun Britain s best selling newspaper is arrested on suspicion of illegally paying public officials