The News (Adelaide)


The News (Adelaide)

"The News" was an afternoon daily newspaper in the city of Adelaide, South Australia. It was established in 1869 as the "Evening Journal". It was at the time of his death owned by Sir Keith Murdoch and was the main asset passed to his son Rupert. It was the latter's first media interest and commenced the foundation of what was to become the international media conglomerate, News Corporation.Later Murdoch acquired the city's other local newspaper, "The Advertiser". Rupert Murdoch sold "The News" in 1987 and many of its journalists moved to "The Advertiser". "The News" closed in 1992.

See also

* List of newspapers in Australia


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