Rodney Tiffen of the Department of Government and International Relations is a leading scholar on media. His book Rupert Murdoch. A Reassessment was published in February 2014. His teaching and research interests are in the mass media, Australian politics, and comparative democratic politics.
Rodney will be taking part in the following events:
Murdoch: On the News
Saturday, May 24 2014
4:30 - 5:30 PM
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
Event type: Panel
Appearing with: Paul Barry, Monica Attard (facilitator)
Rupert Murdoch owns 70 per cent of the media in Australia and is one of the biggest players in global media. Over the last year, Murdoch himself has been the subject of increasing scrutiny following the News of the World phone hacking scandal in the UK. Media experts Paul Barry and Rodney Tiffen speak to Monica Attard about Rupert Murdoch’s wide reach, possible repercussions of the scandal for Murdoch’s media empire, and complex issues around journalistic integrity and responsibility.
Free, no bookings.