Wednesday, September 22, 2004

OutFoxed: Rupert Murdochs War on Journalism

He's my SBS Dateline report on OutFoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism. Watch it here.

And gee it was fun to see the US during the Republican National Convention, and witness a protest march and chanting against a news organisation!

Here's George Negus's introduction:

In the US, the presidential election campaign is now entering the home straight. And there is one man who may well determine the result - Rupert Murdoch, who owns what has become one of the most influential news outlets in the country.

Fox News is now the highest rating cable news network in the States.

But it is winning enemies as well, with critics claiming it is taking journalism to new lows with its outrageous bias in favour of the Republican Party.

Peter Martin has more.