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Tom Roberts, The Making of Murdoch

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Tom Roberts, The Making of Murdoch


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Tom Roberts, The Making of Murdoch


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Saturday 14 March 2020
6:15PM - 7:30PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.
Rupert Murdoch's extraordinary career has no parallel. His control of Fox news, which so successfully supports the Trump presidency, is a key force in American politics. In the UK, his control of The Sun and The Times leaves politicians scrambling to get him onside. But what do we know about the man himself? 

This book looks closely at the Murdochs, focusing on Rupert's father Keith, who built the family's media power and cultivated the anti-establishment instincts that his son Rupert is known for. Roberts traces the life of the Murdochs and assesses its impact on the media that influences our politics today.

Chaired by Mike Wade of The Times Scotland.

This event will be followed by the awarding of the 2020 Ian Bell Prizes


The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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