Monthly archives: August, 2013

Does Rupert Murdoch own 70% of newspapers in Australia?

Does Rupert Murdoch own 70% of newspapers in Australia? An International Media Concentration research project, led by Prof Eli Noam of Columbia University, found that Australian newspaper circulation was the most concentrated of 26 countries surveyed, and among the most concentrated in the democratic world.

Australian media ownership laws need immediate review. Thanks for the reminder, Rupert. An investigation into abuse of media ownership might also be a good thing. Not fit or proper.

Manning given 35 years for leaks

Manning given 35 years for leaks For giving information on US soldiers killing civilians = 35 years. Ordering the torture and deaths of civilians = nothing. For corruptly causing a global economic collapse = nothing.

Britain forced Guardian to destroy copy of Snowden material

Britain forced Guardian to destroy copy of Snowden material This defines the battle. The governments do not want us to know what they are doing. The editor of the Guardian, a major outlet for revelations based on leaks from former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, says the British government threatened legal action against the newspaper …