Read It and Weep. "The Murdoch Archipelago" by Bruce Page. [review]

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2003-11
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Griffen-Foley, Bridget
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Australian Book Review
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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.
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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
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Griffen-Foley, Bridget 2003. Read It and Weep. Review of "The Murdoch Archipelago" by Bruce Page. 'Australian Book Review', No 256, November, 7-8.