The usual view of traditional news media is that Rupert Murdoch and his News empire can make or break governments.

However research as highlighted by Economic journalist (the Age), Peter Martin in, Rupert moves minds? Sure, if you already agree with him suggests otherwise.


Visit his web site for more details or listen to him being interviewed on ABC Local Radio

Here are the research papers cited in Martin's article -

In January 2017 Aleks Vickovich (managing editor, wealth and innovation at Momentum Media) suggested that objective journalism is dead in his article to be found here Momentum Media.

Ironically this information might not be making its way into media classes for the very reason coming from the research - we tend to maintain our views rather than adopting new ones based on objective data.

Are you open to a different view of Media Influence?