Is Murdoch media facing a reckoning in Australia?
Two former Australian prime ministers take on the Murdoch empire. Plus, Uttar Pradesh – one of the most dangerous places to report on in India.
In Australia, more than half a million people have signed a petition demanding their government investigate the Murdoch media empire and the influence it has on their lives.
Rodney Tiffen – Author, Rupert Murdoch: A Reassessment
Richard Cooke – Contributing editor, The Monthly
Sally Young – Professor of political science, University of Melbourne
Margaret Simons – Investigative journalist
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Richard Gizbert speaks to producer Tariq Nafi about the ongoing debate in France about secularism and free speech. President Emmanuel Macron does not like some of the coverage.
India: The mounting challenges for journalists in Uttar Pradesh
The Listening Post’s Meenakshi Ravi looks at how an attempt to cover up a horrific gang rape has shed light on the dangers of doing journalism in India’s most populous region, Uttar Pradesh.
Shivam Vij – Writer, The Print
Siddharth Varadarajan – Founding editor, The Wire
Neha Dixit – Investigative journalist and author
Vijay Vineet – News editor, Jansandesh Times