Keith Murdoch: Founder of a Media Empire

Author(s): R.M. Younger

BIOGRAPHY

Fifty years after Keith Murdoch's death his career and influence remain the measure of the man. Founder of the Murdoch media empire Keith Murdoch came from humble beginnings as the son of a Scottish minister. He began his journalistic career on a Melbourne paper and first made a name for himself when he was responsible for reporting on the withdrawal of troops from Gallipoli after reporting the dreadful conditions and failure of the operation. A dedicated journalist brilliant editor and a remarkable entrepreneur Keith Murdoch was also passionate in his support for libraries and the visual arts. This portrait of Keith Murdoch is based on impeccable research and highlights the remarkable extent of Murdoch's influence revealing the true face of the man behind the empire.

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General Fields

  • : 9780732270285
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • : 0.835
  • : November 2003
  • : 241mm X 162mm X 40mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : R.M. Younger
  • : Hardback
  • : NOV03
  • : 079.94092
  • : 400
  • : Reinforced binding