Tonight I want to talk about media empires. They have been giants in our lives. And in these early days of a new millennium, shockwaves are being felt all around them. They now seem less like agents of their destinies than helpless witnesses to the unravelling of all they once stood for.
Mark Scott, Managing Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, gives his view of the future of journalism and media empires in this A.N. Smith Memorial Lecture in Journalism 2009, at the University of Melbourne.