News Corp/Murdoch royal commission: Labor won’t back push


The Greens try to determine a Information Corp royal fee. Now they should discover votes.

Rupert Murdoch and Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Younger (Photographs: AP, AAP)

Labor is ready to oppose a brand new invoice that may set up a royal fee into the Murdoch media empire in favour of pursuing legislative reform.

The invoice, launched to the Senate by Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Younger this week, would set up a parliamentary inquiry with the powers of a royal fee into the “Murdoch media mafia” and media variety in Australia.

The inquiry would probe whether or not the prevailing system of media regulation in Australia is match for objective. It could additionally look into the focus of media possession in Australia and the influence of media possession legal guidelines.

Signal as much as hold studying.

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