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Kevin Rudd’s petition calling for a royal commission into the Murdoch media has been tabled in parliament – SBS News

Kevin Rudd’s petition calling for a royal commission into the Murdoch media has been tabled in parliament, backed by a record number of Australians.

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A record-breaking petition calling for a royal commission into the Murdoch media empire has been presented to federal parliament.
More than 500,000 Australians signed the online petition launched by former prime minister Kevin Rudd.
Another former prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, publicly supported the petition.
The pair believe Australia is on the American path to deep division unless Rupert Murdoch’s hyper-partisan media operations are kept in check.
Petitions committee chair Ken O’Dowd was impressed…

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