Bad News by Robert Manne | Black Inc.

Bad News: Murdoch's Australian and the shaping of the nation

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Robert Manne

Robert Manne is emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University. His recent books include On Borrowed TimeMaking Trouble: Essays Against the New Complacency, and The Words that Made Australia (as co-editor). …

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Praise for Bad News

‘A devastating expose.’ —Crikey

‘The are many things to admire about Professor Robert Manne. He’s a prolific writer. He’s incredibly intelligent. And he’s brave.’ —Josh Rosner, The Canberra Times

‘Fairness and integrity are under the microscope in this scathing analysis of Murdoch’s flagship.’ —Peter Craven, Sydney Morning Herald

‘In our shrinking broadsheet market, it would be good if the healthiest specimen, and the only national one, recognised that we need more mutual respect in public debate if we are ever going to sort through the complex problems and opportunities that confront us.’ —Robert Phiddian, Australian Book Review