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Sami Shah and Cam Wilson dissect the impact and news of the most influential media company in the Western world, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
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Murdocracy - a podcast about Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Cam Wilson & Sami Shah

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Sami Shah and Cam Wilson dissect the impact and news of the most influential media company in the Western world, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
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    Episode 12: Is Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Really A Media Monopoly?

    Episode 12: Is Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Really A Media Monopoly?

    Cam Wilson and Sami Shah talk with RMIT ABC Fact Check's David Campbell about the size and scale of News Corp's empire. They also discuss News Corp going to court, the company giving out awards, and WTF is a stock buyback.
    Support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/murdocracy
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    Produced by Natalie Sekulovska.
    Artwork by Ruby Innes.
    Theme music by Kevin Macleod featuring archival footage from the ABC.
    Articles:
    https://mumbrella.com.au/news-corp-takes-isentia-to-court-over-sky-news-copyright-714258
    https://www.mediaweek.com.au/news-corp-australias-michael-miller-on-the-diversifying-business-model/
    https://www.mediaweek.com.au/news-corp-honours-its-top-journalists-in-the-2021-news-awards/
    https://www.afr.com/rear-window/news-corp-sets-snails-pace-on-buyback-20211122-p59b1s

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    Episode 11: Rupert Murdoch Says It's Time For Donald Trump To Move On

    Episode 11: Rupert Murdoch Says It's Time For Donald Trump To Move On

    Cam Wilson and Natalie Sekulovska talk about Rupert Murdoch's swipe at Donald Trump, News Corp looks to makes a strategic purchase, and how the different publications rank among Australian's news media for clicks and views.
    Support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/murdocracy
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    Produced by Natalie Sekulovska.
    Artwork by Ruby Innes.
    Theme music by Kevin Macleod featuring archival footage from the ABC.
    Articles:
    https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/news-corp-chairman-rupert-murdoch-takes-swings-google-facebook-2021-11-17/ 
    https://twitter.com/meadea/status/1460772844434984961?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1460772844434984961%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theguardian.com%2Fmedia%2F2021%2Fnov%2F19%2Funlikely-allies-rupert-murdoch-and-maria-ressa-take-aim-at-social-medias-virus-of-lies
    https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/news-corp-eyes-small-cap-shares-website-stockhead-for-next-digital-play-20211114-p598qh.html
    https://www.mediaweek.com.au/news-corp-donates-1-million-to-support-rural-remote-mental-health/
    https://www.smh.com.au/national/rupert-murdoch-s-former-right-hand-man-promoted-at-aunty-20211114-p598t7.html

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    Episode 10: Why Is News Corp Australia Losing Money? With Tim Burrowes

    Episode 10: Why Is News Corp Australia Losing Money? With Tim Burrowes

    Cam Wilson and Sami Shah speak to the author of Media Unmade: Australian Media's Most Disruptive Decade Tim Burrowes about why News Corp is losing money in Australia and Lachlan Murdoch's decade in the Australian media. Plus the boys discuss Peta Credlin winning a journalism award, the Australian celebrates 10 years of a paywall and News Corp to launch their own version of The Athletic.
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    Produced by Natalie Sekulovska.
    Artwork by Ruby Innes.
    Theme music by Kevin Macleod featuring archival footage from the ABC.
    Articles:
    https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/news-corp-australia-lost-60-7-million-last-year-but-subscription-revenue-is-growing-20211104-p595v8.html
    https://www.theguardian.com/media/commentisfree/2021/nov/12/kennedy-awards-miss-the-joke-but-peta-credlin-and-john-laws-become-the-punchline
    https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/media/a-decade-on-the-australians-digital-strategy-reaps-rewards/news-story/87f1ffef76530ce58044db2156a0f4b4
    https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/news-corp-australia-lost-60-7-million-last-year-but-subscription-revenue-is-growing-20211104-p595v8.html

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    • 57 min
    Episode 9: Kevin Rudd On Meeting Rupert, The Need For A Murdoch Royal Commission & Succession

    Episode 9: Kevin Rudd On Meeting Rupert, The Need For A Murdoch Royal Commission & Succession

    Cam Wilson and Sami Shah speak to former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on meeting Rupert, the need for a Murdoch Royal Commission & watching Succession. Plus, the boys discuss RIP Alan Jones, News Corp facing a paper shortage & the Cleo Smith coverage.
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    Articles:
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-04/alan-jones-leaves-sky-news-contract-not-renewed/100593274
    https://amp.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/companies/newsprint-price-pressure-sparks-concern-for-local-news-publishers-20211031-p594pw.html
    https://www.mediaweek.com.au/news-corps-details-drivers-of-most-profitable-quarter-since-2013-company-split/
    https://www.mediaweek.com.au/news-corp-announces-three-new-hires-for-audio-arm-newscast/
    Produced by Natalie Sekulovska.
    Artwork by Ruby Innes.
    Theme music by Kevin Macleod featuring archival footage from the ABC.

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    Episode 8: News Corp's Mission To Get Australia Vaccinated

    Episode 8: News Corp's Mission To Get Australia Vaccinated

    Cam Wilson and Sami Shah talk about News Corp's mission to get Australians vaccinated, The Australian's new youth publication, most profitable year ever, Rupert's 90th.
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    Articles:
    https://mumbrella.com.au/news-corp-cites-foxtel-and-rea-group-as-stand-out-assets-following-record-year-710095
    https://www.businessinsider.com/rupert-murdoch-90th-birthday-party-guest-list-2021-10?r=AU&IR=T
    https://www.theguardian.com/media/2021/oct/28/news-corp-australia-to-introduce-covid-vaccine-mandate-for-staff
    https://www.theguardian.com/media/commentisfree/2021/oct/29/news-corp-opponents-team-up-to-fight-cancer-on-democracy 
    Artwork by Ruby Innes, theme music by Kein Macleod featuring archival footage from the ABC.

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    • 57 min
    Episode 7: The New Campaign For A Murdoch Royal Commission

    Episode 7: The New Campaign For A Murdoch Royal Commission

    Cam Wilson and Sami Shah talk about the new campaign for a Murdoch royal commission, a look at the News Corp net zero narratives, global CEO grilled and Sky News Walkleys snub.
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    Articles:
    https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/news-corp-global-boss-discussed-glasgow-climate-summit-with-morrison-20211021-p5923e.html
    https://www.theaustralian.com.au/inquirer/us-has-no-right-to-point-the-finger-at-our-handling-of-covid/news-story/0139c98580f91ca9c22819e12e790ef5
    https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/opinion/opinion-im-ashamed-to-be-a-queenslander/news-story/9a0a929d3bc0022bd6c881ace88a8401
    https://www.theguardian.com/media/2021/oct/22/the-real-rupert-news-corp-global-chief-says-idea-that-murdoch-influences-elections-is-a-myth
    Artwork by Ruby Innes

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    • 47 min

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