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Walter Marsh

Walter Marsh
Walter Marsh is an Adelaide-based journalist and the author of Young Rupert: The making of the Murdoch empire (Scribe, 2023).

Walter Marsh reviews 'The Fall: The end of the Murdoch empire' by Michael Wolff

December 2023, no. 460 26 November 2023
In Michael Wolff’s telling, the final stretch of Rupert Murdoch’s seventy-year media career plays out like a ghost story. When, in 2016, Rupert’s sons, Lachlan and James, vanquished Roger Ailes – disgraced architect of Fox News – in a rare moment of fraternal unity, the money-printing reactionary machine Ailes had built for their father kept on mutating and metastasising, in ways that wo ... (read more)