Rupert Murdoch, Accepting Award, Condemns ‘Awful Woke Orthodoxy’
The media mogul Rupert Murdoch denounced an “awful woke orthodoxy” and declared, “I’m far from done,” while accepting a lifetime achievement award this weekend.
Mr. Murdoch, 89, made the remarks in a prerecorded video shown on Saturday during a virtual event for the United Kingdom nonprofit that honored him, the Australia Day Foundation. The video was shared on the website of The Herald Sun, a newspaper in Melbourne owned by Mr. Murdoch.
The video is noteworthy because Mr. Murdoch, despite exerting enormous influence over the global media landscape as the...