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3 Min Read.MELBOURNE – Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has known as for a significant authorities inquiry into the tight possession of Australian media by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, securing greater than 46,000 signatures on a petition after simply two days.
“The fact is Murdoch has develop into a most cancers, an conceited most cancers on our democracy,” Rudd stated in a video posted on Twitter on Saturday, urging folks to signal the petition, which additionally known as for suggestions to spice up media range.
Rudd, who turned chief of the Australian Labor Party in 2006 and left parliament in 2013 after the get together misplaced an election, has beforehand blamed Murdoch for operating a marketing campaign to kill Labor’s plan for the nationwide broadband community in 2013.Rudd stated Murdoch’s newspapers had persistently campaigned prior to now 18 federal and state elections for the conservative Liberal National Party, at present led by Morrison, and in opposition to Labor.