Rupert Murdoch has dominated the media for more than half a century. Walter Marsh takes Tom Wright back to his beginnings in Adelaide, when the “boy publisher” took over News Limited and The News at the age of twenty-two.
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Walter Marsh is a journalist based in Tarntanya/Adelaide with a background in history and culture. A former editor and staff writer at The Adelaide Review and Rip It Up, his writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Monthly, The Saturday Paper, and InDaily. He is the author of Young Rupert: The Making of the Murdoch Empire.
Tom Wright is an Australian writer and commentator. He appears on ABC radio, nationally and locally as an occasional cultural commentator. He has worked as an actor and director across Australian and as part of Edinburgh and Vienna Festivals. He was Associate Director of Sydney Theatre Company 2004 to 2012. Since 2016 he has been an Associate Artist at Belvoir.