James Fairfax, Philanthropist And Media Chief, Dead At 83

One of the most prominent members of the Australian Fairfax media dynasty has died at age 83.

 

James Fairfax, a philanthropist and former chairman of media group John Fairfax & Sons, who helped establish the independence of its newspapers, died on Wednesday at his home in Bowral in the NSW southern highlands.

 

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