The Captive Press by David Bowman

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December 1988, no. 107

The Captive Press by David Bowman

Penguin, 258 pp, $14.99 pb

The Captive Press by David Bowman

by
December 1988, no. 107

At a recent international conference at Victoria Falls, Mr Rupert Murdoch spoke passionately of the role of a free press. His national masthead, The Australian, reported the essence.

Mr Murdoch said too many journalists made life easy for governments because they lacked the energy and mental attitude to ... find out what is going on for themselves.

Ian MacPhee reviews 'The Captive Press' by David Bowman

The Captive Press

by David Bowman

Penguin, 258 pp, $14.99 pb

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