Jan 14, 2020

Australia fires: Murdoch's son criticises News Corp coverage

Rupert Murdoch's son James has said he is "Disappointed" with the ongoing "Denial" in his father's news outlets as Australia's wildfires burn. James and his wife Kathryn Murdoch told The Daily Beast of their frustration with News Corp and Fox coverage of the climate issue. Last week a News Corp employee in Australia lashed out at the company's "Irresponsible" coverage of the bushfire crisis. James Murdoch remains on the board of News Corp but is not otherwise employed by his father's businesses. On Monday Kathryn Murdoch, a longstanding environmental advocate, tweeted a link to an article on Vice which criticised the Murdoch outlets for attempting to blame arsonists for the fires.

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