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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Is Murdoch media facing a reckoning in Australia? | The Listening Post” – below is their description.
In Australia, more than half a million people have signed a petition demanding their government investigate the Murdoch media empire and the influence it has on their lives. Contributors: Rodney Tiffen – Author, Rupert Murdoch: A Reassessment Richard Cooke – Contributing editor, The Monthly Sally Young – Professor of political science, University of Melbourne Margaret Simons – Investigative journalist On our radar Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Tariq Nafi about the ongoing debate in France about secularism and free speech. President Emmanuel Macron does not like some of the coverage. India: The mounting challenges for journalists in Uttar Pradesh The Listening Post’s Meenakshi Ravi looks at how an attempt to cover up a horrific gang rape has shed light on the dangers of doing journalism in India’s most populous region, Uttar Pradesh. Contributors: Shivam Vij – Writer, The Print Siddharth Varadarajan – Founding editor, The Wire Neha Dixit – Investigative journalist and author Vijay Vineet – News editor, Jansandesh Times –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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