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Farewell to the man who brought The Spectator to Australia. Sorta…

12 January 2017

4:43 PM

12 January 2017

4:43 PM

jamesfairfaxThe idiot children at the media company that bears his family name still haven’t got the story up online, but according to The Australian former Fairfax chair, arts benefactor and philanthropist James Fairfax has died.

Under James’ stewardship, John Fairfax & Sons bought a perilously indebted Spectator magazine from oilman Algy Cluff in 1985, early in the transformative era of Charles Moore’s editorship.

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