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Title: Read It and Weep. "The Murdoch Archipelago" by Bruce Page. [review]
Authors: Griffen-Foley, Bridget
Keywords: Australian
Book Reviews
Publishing
Bridget Griffen-Foley
George Munster
William Shawcross
London Sunday Times
New Statesman
Rupert Murdoch: A Paper Prince
Rupert Murdoch
Thomas Kiernan
Citizen Murdoch
Virtual Murdoch
Neil Chenoweth
Queensland Press
News Corporation
C.E. Sayers
Sir Keith Murdoch
State Library of Victoria
United States
Britain
Kerry Packer
Australian Consolidated Press
Syd Deamer
Adrian Deamer
Rohan Rivett
Adelaide News
Jack McEwan
Billy McMahon
New York Post
Son of Sam
Melbourne Herald
Rex Connor
Labor
The Australian
Shakespeare Marlowe Machiavelli Weber Locke Bacon
Judith Wright Henry Reynolds
Australian Broadcasting Tribunal
John Gorton
Ben Chifley
Clem Lloyd
Australian Financial Review
Jack Horsfall
Max Newton
Malcolm Fraser
Australian National Library
National Library of Australia
Wendy Deng chinese
Issue Date: Nov-2003
Publisher: Australian Book Review
Citation: Griffen-Foley, Bridget 2003. Read It and Weep. Review of "The Murdoch Archipelago" by Bruce Page. 'Australian Book Review', No 256, November, 7-8.
Series/Report no.: No 256
Abstract: Page sometimes overstates his case, but, in challenging the ‘heroic version’ of the dynasty, he argues persuasively that commercial success has not been due to the Murdochs thumbing their noses at the establishment. The reality, in fact, was pretty much the opposite, as Rupert Murdoch took advantage of the ‘charisma’ of his nationality in Britain and became a dedicated insider benefiting from political and social patronage.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/843
ISSN: 0155-2864
Appears in Collections:No 256 - November, 2003

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