Rupert Murdoch to expand media empire in Australia


Rupert Murdoch is looking to expand his media empire in Australia - the country of his birth - with a $2bn (£1.3bn) bid for James Packer's Consolidated Media Holdings.

But will the deal gain approval from the country's fair trade and competition watchdog, the ACCC?

The BBC's correspondent in Sydney, Duncan Kennedy explains what a consolidating media industry means in Australia and talks through the regulatory hurdles.

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