News Corp denies it played a part in Stan Grant’s decision to leave Q+A amid racist attacks

Rupert Murdoch’s top executive in Australia has defended News Corp’s reporting of the ABC’s coronation broadcast and denied it played a part in Stan Grant’s decision to stand down from hosting Q+A after becoming the target of racist attacks.

News Corp Australasia chief executive Michael Miller responded to an interview on Monday in which the ABC news director Justin Stevens accused News Corp of targeting the ABC because the public broadcaster threatened its business model.

Stevens said the excessive coverage was “amplifying and giving agency” to the racist trolls on social media.


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