Former Australian prime minister puts Rupert Murdoch on blast 1

Former Australian prime minister puts Rupert Murdoch on blast

 

Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to CNN's Brian Stelter about Rupert Murdoch, the Australian-born American media mogul whose global empire includes Fox News.
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    1. @It’s A Name Would rather have a leader who has core convictions or someone like Turnbull who will say and do anything to get elected?

    2. @Brian Jones Tony Abbott, great leader? LOL. His own electorate, the most blue ribbon conservative seat in Australia kicked him out let alone hits own party! LOL, idiot.

    1. @Don Nwzad Malcom Turnbull (X Prime Minister) was sacked by his own party in Australia. He is X Goldman Sachs. Trust CNN to interview him as credible

    1. @John B you are so shallow not hard to know your opinions on any issue, whatever Trump’s opinion was you just repeat, parrot

    2. Malcom Turnbull disrespect the office of Prime Minister. He was sacked by his own party.Any Australian knows that. Now he is starting on you Americans. By the way Malcom Turnbull is X Goldman Sachs. Where he ran back to after he was sacked

    3. If every person Fox lied about sued them for defamation–that would be the only thing that might reform the network.

  1. Let’s see how the defamation lawsuits work out.
    It could be the beginning of honest journalism with guard rails…
    Or the end.

  2. This is how the rest of the free world see us. Really sad to be an American right now ESPECIALLY if all you want is peace and progression

    1. Head on down to portland. Plenty of peace and progress over there. And i am pretty sure nobody within driving distance of that town listens to any murdoch media.

    2. @Ben Stewart Suuuure. Rupert murdoch is driving the hate . Tell you what, lets do an expirement. You wear a trump hat in a major city, and I’ll wear a hillary/biden/ obama hat somewhere of your choosing. We’ll quickly find out whose more tolerant!

    3. @grandma k. Russian had great influence in the election? Please tell me how? Do you think any conservative voters voted for Trump because of Russian influence? They voted for Trump because they hated Obama. They voted for Trump for his economy, immigration polices ect ect. You are delusional if you think some facebook ads did anything. Russia’s economy is tiny they have zero influence. Trump was right China is a way bigger threat and risk

    4. @grandma k. Paul Manafort gave some polling deta to a Russian official. Oh my god! That changes everything! The election must have been rigged! You are seriously a delusional lefty. Stop watching cnn or whatever lefty version of cnn you watch in ur country

  3. Here in Australia it’s not only Turnbull, he’s teamed up with Rudd to fight Murdoch. Two ex PM’s from the right and left who are trying to get a royal commission going looking into his monopoly on our media. Murdoch is a truly evil person as his record shows.

    1. @Rick Starling that’s only because clown cable has been pushing fake propaganda down your throat and you are too stupid to believe otherwise

    2. @Rick Starling and yet clown cable’s employee’s all know they are working for the propaganda network joseph goebbels would be proud of

    3. Yes, entirely accurate. Hypocritically and ignorantly, the Trump-cult’s slogan, “Make America Great Again”, is referring to a time when America was a democratic-socialist nation.

      Democratic socialism was used to pull the US out of the Great Depression with FDR’s New Deal and worked exceedingly well up until 1980, when Reagan’s economics started to reduce and eventually lower the life expectancy of the average American.

      “Even before the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic occurred, the US was mired in a 40-year population health crisis. Since 1980, life expectancy in the US has increasingly fallen behind that of peer countries, culminating in an unprecedented decline in longevity since 2014.”
      doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.26339

      The Preamble to the US Constitution is a leftist manifesto that we’ve yet to live up to:
      “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

      “Technological fixes are not always undesirable or inadequate, but there is a danger that what is addressed is not the real problem but the problem in as far as it is amendable to technical solutions.”
      Engineering and the Problem of Moral Overload
      doi: 10.1007/s11948-011-9277-z

      “I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals.”
      Albert Einstein, Why Socialism?

      “Above all, we should bear in mind that our liberty is not an end in itself; it is a means to win respect for human dignity for all classes of our society.”
      Admiral H.G. Rickover, Father of the US Nuclear Navy

  4. For all of you that don’t know Malcom Turnbull was a conservative prime minister in Australia and him and the former labour prime minister Kevin Rudd have being working to stop the Murdochs

    1. @Eh-lien No, there is no Conservative party in the US, as there is in the UK, Australia and Canada. We have conservatives (note the small ‘c’), and most have left the Republican party in disgust.

    2. Nor is Fox allowed to call their ‘News’ a news channel. At least with parliamentary system we can get rid of PM’s if needed. USA isn’t making being a Republic system too brilliant thing for the people to have. America is going to take years to recover their right to say ‘Be like our democracy’. The rest of the world are looking in and wondering if your public ever going to realise that you don’t have one.

    1. @L What BS, Turnbull and Rudd are exposing the truth about Murdoch and News Corp, they control 70% of the media in Australia, their influence on politics is immense, they’re virtually an arm of the Liberal Party. The Murdoch’s use Sky News and their newspapers to spread their extreme rightwing agenda and propaganda to the public, you’re beyond gullible and ignorant if you believe otherwise.

    2. Lots of partisan Aussies replying here. Turnbull wasn’t the worst, wasn’t the best P.M. What he is saying is true, the Murdoch’s are evil. Remember, this is the family that tapped telephones of murder victim’s families in the U.K. The U.S. has a press freedom in its horrid constitution but Fox claims to be “entertainment”. Wouldn’t be hard to slap some bans on them then watch them squirm and say they are “news”.

  5. Hat s off to you Mr. Turnbull. I am neither an Aussie, an American or a Brit. But I truly admire you for taking on the Murdochs and their evil media empire.

    1. CNN promoted and lied to the American people my entire lifetime.
      Every single War in the Middle East they actively promoted and lied to the American people.
      CNN is still looking for the weapons of Mass destruction i believe
      In fact you can still find CNN faking “war” footage on YouTube in the Middle East

  6. Murdoch is why I never watch British news… or much news… and have to be careful with ANY news….
    I can’t overstate how much harm the Murdochs do to everyone on the planet.

    1. @Dorian Shades of gray Most all of the SOMEWHAT straight shooters at Faux are GONE thanks to the CULT of TRAITOR President Trump and his lies.

    2. @Ryan Parker I’ll save everyone the trouble. That link you supplied is pure bullshit intended to: Trigger. Frighten. Indoctrinate.
      My advice? Get off YouTube/Twitter/Facebook, pick up a book, get a map, learn another language, travel the world. Your eyes will be opened.

  7. What depresses me is that we have known, and I’ve been saying this, for forty years. Good on ya Malcolm.
    Here in the UK the rot set in when Rupert bought the Times, and then the Sun. The hate and bile started pouring out almost immediately. And then he started Sky.
    And then there was Lachlan.

  8. How the Murdoch has been able to go unpunished is beyond me. They single handily helped create the insurrection movement that led to j6.

    1. @Eh-lien I’m White but can also easily admit you F-ing nailed it. This system is F-ed. The world has enough problems. It REALLY gets F-ed when under RepubliKKKan “leadership”.

    2. @FIGHTFANNERD9 You enjoy Fascism? Guess what? We should stamp out his fascist propaganda machine and then some. Real patriots didn’t negotiate with fascism. they KILLED fascists.

  9. Thank Goodness It is time to deal with the Murdoch family and the media BS I want Murdoch to be held accountable

  10. 2 of Australia’s former priminister are condemning Rupert media monopoly the other one is Kevin Rudd, who is leading a royal commission against the Murdock empire, Go Kevin07 one of Australia’s best PMs since Hawke and Keating.

    1. @Minimax yes, no one is objective but it is still difference between common people and liar, DW is a liar

  11. Turnbull is saying exactly what I and many others have been saying for years, though he puts it succinctly, using gentleman’s parlance. Thank you Malcolm, for speaking truth so clearly.

    1. I agree,but the problem is that many people in the US have the same views as Murdoch and Co.And the same applies in Australia.It’s not about crazy,it’s about extreme right wing tendencies and all that applies.

    1. Malcom Turnbull disrespect the office of Prime Minister. He was sacked by his own party.Any Australian knows that. Now he is starting on you Americans. By the way Malcom Turnbull is X Goldman Sachs. Where he ran back to after he was sacked

    2. The main thing, in my opinion, is the sheer ignorance of the people who refuse to believe facts, and believe ( because they choose to) only what they want to. Newsmax, fox, one America news, are scandal ridden outlets. What’s far more worrisome to me, isn’t the crap they spew minute by minute, but those who choose to believe their perfidious bull S**t. We all witnessed the ramifications on Jan.6. We have, in this country, some of the most ignorant, wastes of space probably in human history.

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