Clarifying Murdoch’s print ownership

8 August, 2013

The power and influence of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has become a point of discussion among politicians during the 2013 general election campaign.

It is often said that News Corp operates 70% of Australia’s newspapers. The figure is disputed and recent checks indicate it is much less. It depends on the parameters used.

A recent story by The Conversation’s fact-checker looked at the matter again and produced much lower figures.

Read the fact-check in The Conversation.

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