Kevin Rudd is Calling for Royal Commission into Rupert Murdoch's Media Empire – Hope 103.2

Kevin Rudd is Calling for Royal Commission into Rupert Murdoch’s Media Empire

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has launched a petition calling for a royal commission into "Rupert Murdoch's media monopoly".

Listen: Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd speaks to Hope 103.2's Ray Kington

By Hope 103.2Thursday 22 Oct 2020Hope Drive

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has launched a petition calling for a royal commission into Rupert Murdoch’s media empire and Australia’s subsequent issue of media concentration.

The petition would require the Australian Parliament to investigate “the abuse of media monopoly in Australia” and “to make recommendations to maximise media diversity ownership for the future lifeblood of our democratic system”.

Listen to the full interview in the player above.


For more information about the ‘Petition EN1938 – Royal Commission to ensure a strong, diverse Australian news media’, head to the Parliament of Australia website.