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Paul Murphy AM (1942/1943 – 20 October 2020) was an Australian political journalist and radio and television presenter. He presented the ABC's afternoon radio current affairs program PM from 1983 to 1993.

Murphy was a regular guest on This Sporting Life. He was the first host of the SBS-TV current affairs program Dateline, and presented the program for a decade.

In the 1994 Australia Day Honours Murphy was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for "service to public broadcasting and to journalism".

Murphy died from cancer on 20 October 2020, aged 77.

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