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Dark side of Sky at night

Analysis of political content in one of Rupert Murdoch’s major outlets has demonstrated anti-Labor commentary is seven times more likely on the news service than negative rhetoric about the Coalition, says The New Daily’s John Stapleton.

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Bill Shorten's teary-eyed takedown of a News Corp attack on his family history is the enduring symbol of the week's campaigning. Photo: Lukas Coch / AAP
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RICHARDSON: Mum’s the word as News Corp’s own goal upends campaign

Labor weighed in on migration, the Premier was conspicuously absent and one of his ministers lurched from crisis to disaster. But, writes Tom Richardson, it was the Murdoch media that stole the spotlight for the wrong reasons in an eventful week in politics.