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News Corporation editors told by Rupert Murdoch to 'kill Whitlam' in 1975

The Age article, Murdoch editors told to 'kill Whitlam' in 1975"(27/6/14), excerpts of which appear below, confirms my own recollection of the Whitlam years, as an early teen. Back then, I had naively regarded Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspaper as progressive and on the side of justice and truth. As I recall, the Australian and Bruce Petty, whose cartoons it published at the time, had opposed the Vietnam War and had supported Gough Whitlam and the Labor Party in 1972 and 1974. So I read the Australian almost every day and believed what I read.

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The climate nightmare is real and it is happening now

At the end of Greens' Senator Christine Milne's address to the National Press club, in which she scathingly attacked the Rudd Government's woefully inadequate response to the deadly threat of climate change, journalists from two of Australia's foremost media organisations demonstrated no discernable interest.

Originally published on stopmurdoch.blogspot.com on Tue 15 Jun.

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