author={David Mcknight},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  pages={754 - 768}
  • D. Mcknight
  • Published 28 October 2009
  • History
  • Journalism Studies
This article contends that The Sunday Times became a champion of the ideas of free market populism after it was purchased by Rupert Murdoch. The driving force for this shift was the editor (1983–1994), Andrew Neil, who argued that free market ideology was a radical set of ideas which was on the side of ordinary people and which was opposed mainly by “elites” and “establishments”. This populist view of markets owes much to the ideas of the American Right and was shared by the newspaper's… 
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