Murdoch’s misinformation: COVID-19, China and climate change

From the United States to Australia, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire regularly courts controversy. Its coverage of COVID-19, however, is on another level.

The Listening Post‘s Flo Phillips reports on the Murdoch factor in COVID-19 coverage.

Contributors:

Anne Davies – investigative reporter, The Guardian Australia

Carl Cameron – former political correspondent, Fox News and founder, Front Page Live

Anthony Klan – former investigative reporter, The Australian and founder, The Klaxon

Todd Gitlin – professor of journalism and sociology, Columbia University and Chair of Communications, Columbia University

David Folkenflik – media correspondent, NPR and author, Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires

Malcolm Turnbull on the Murdoch monopoly

The Listening Post‘s Richard Gizbert speaks to someone who has known Rupert Murdoch for decades and is now one of his most outspoken critics: The former prime minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull.

Contributor:

Malcolm Turnbull – former Australian prime minister and author, A Bigger Picture

Source: Al Jazeera

Article source: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2020/08/murdoch-misinformation-covid-19-china-climate-change-200808072643503.html