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was born in Australia on 11th of March, 1931. Murdoch studied at Oxford and working in Fleet Street paper, the Daily Express. After his father痴 death in 1952, Murdoch returned to Australia. While many of the newspapers in the family business were sold, Murdoch took over the running of the Adelaide News in 1954.

In 1960 Murdoch bought a network of 24 suburban newspapers in New South Wales as well as the Sydney Daily Mirror and The Truth in Melbourne and Brisbane. Two years later he bought a major shareholding in the Nine Network TV stations and launched a national newspaper, The Australian in 1964.

At that time he began his international expansion, buying a network of newspapers in New Zealand (sold earlier this year to the rival Australian newspaper company, Fairfax Limited) and in 1969 bought the UK titles the News of the World and The Sun.

His expansion into the US newspaper industry commenced with the purchase of the San Antonio Express and News in 1973 and in 1976 the New York Post. His global expansion continued with the purchase of the UK publications The Times and the Sunday Times in 1976. In the 1980痴 Murdoch痴 News Corporation moved into television news in the US forming the Fox Network, the purchase of 20th Century Fox and in the 1990痴 the development of satellite television in the UK and Asian markets.

Mr. & Mrs. Rupert Murdoch

Mr. & Mrs. Rupert Murdoch

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Phone-hacking cases brought by Vic Reeves, Kate Thornton and two others against Rupert Murdoch's Sun and News of the World have been confidentially settled, just as a six-week trial was due to hear allegations of a cover-up by senior executives at the media mogul's British tabloids. The last-minuteテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch is recovering at home after suffering a serious back injury. The media mogul was hospitalized after taking a fall while sailing earlier this month, Variety has confirmed. The 86-year-old head of 21st Century Fox fell and was rushed off the boat by a helicopter, according to Vanity Fair, whileテδづつ...

Plenty of celebrities have been on the wrong end of a costly divorce settlement. Though each of those settlements were worth tens of millions of dollars, they pale in comparison to the most expensive divorce settlements of all time. (On the left, Rupert Murdoch and on the right, Bernie Ecclestone). 1/7.
The Rupert Murdoch-controlled radio company Wireless Group has recently explored a potential bid to buy Newstalk from Denis O'Brien. Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News UK, the newspaper publisher that owns Wireless, confirmed at a company meeting in Dublin this week that it examined a dealテδづつ...
You can't quite imagine reading this Saga in The Wall Street Journal while owner Rupert Murdoch was still married to Wendi Deng Murdoch, with whom he broke up amid his reported belief that she'd carried on with others, notably former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. In case you're late to this tabloidテδづつ...
I'm just going to throw this out there: Rupert Murdoch serves as the current executive chairman of News Corp., which owns the Wall Street Journal. Let's ask which is more likely: That Wendi Deng Murdoch is a deeply embedded, Manchurian Candidate-style spy, or that this entire episode stems from aテδづつ...

While the plot sounds like a thinly-veiled version of Rupert Murdoch and his own company, 21st Century Fox, the show's producers spent their time at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour trying to distance Succession from the Australian patriarch. Creator Jesse Armstrong, who has beenテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox is close to scooping up a handful of television stations from Sinclair Broadcast Group, furthering Fox's long-term goal to control more stations in sports markets, according to a person familiar with the talks. Fox has designs on about eight to 10 stations, including in Seattleテδづつ...
Fresh reports suggest that in a bid to win FCC approval for its May 2017 purchase of 42 outlets owned by Tribune Media, Sinclair is on the cusp of selling ten of them, including the two Denver outlets, to 21st Century Fox and mogul Rupert Murdoch, who in a surprising twist suddenly looks to some observersテδづつ...
There are many reasons to want to go back to early 2016 - not least the fact that Rupert Murdoch was still tweeting his views of the world rather than leaving it to the minions in his global media empire. In these intervening bleak years, twitter has been enlivened by the almost constant posts of a manテδづつ...
But the attention Bannon demands of us should not obscure the rival media impresario with truly Manchurian levels of influence over the president: Rupert Murdoch. One of the less-noted passages in Wolff's book explains that the president reveres Murdoch, regularly seeking advice from the founder of theテδづつ...
Los Angeles -- In late summer, Verizon Communications came to Rupert Murdoch with a surprise acquisition offer. Verizon -- locked in battle with AT&T, which was then finalizing its $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner -- wanted to buy pieces of 21st Century Fox, Mr. Murdoch's television and filmテδづつ...
Even as Rupert Murdoch was negotiating the sale of the Hollywood empire he spent decades putting together to Disney, leaving his family with a smaller media barony under its control, he was recommitting to his place in the New York City landscape with the installation of an enormous, mysterious kineticテδづつ...
For decades, Rupert Murdoch has used his media properties to establish a direct line to Australian and British leaders. But in the 44 years since he bought his first newspaper in the United States, he has largely failed to cultivate close ties to an American president. Until now. Mr. Murdoch and Presidentテδづつ...
For a while, Rupert Murdoch seemed invincible. First, the mogul emerged relatively unscathed from a 2011 phone hacking scandal involving his British tabloids that threatened to upend his empire. Then, he installed his sons, Lachlan and James, in leadership roles at 21st Century Fox. And, last year, theテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch is set to announce a $60bn (テδづつ」45bn) deal to sell assets in 21 Century Fox, including a 39% stake in Sky and a Hollywood studio, to rival Disney. The deal, which will reportedly be announced before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Thursday, or around midday UK time, marks aテδづつ...
You're Rupert Murdoch. You have $53 billion, more or less, in your pocket after selling off most of 21st Century Fox to Disney (pending ... What if Rupert Murdoch bought the WWE? I looked up the market cap for the WWE. It's a bit over $2 billion. That may be lying in the crevices of Rupert's couch. It wouldテδづつ...

Rupert Murdoch's recent sale of a lifetime of accumulated assets to Disney may best be seen as an indicator of the rapid changes taking place in the international Entertainment and news markets. With this unexpected move, Murdoch appears to have chosen the path of political influence over theテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch's enemies have called the sale of key parts in his media kingdom a "retreat," but now the brash octogenarian mogul has set the stage for another fight -- against Sinclair Broadcasting. Last week, Murdoch -- long known as an aggressive buyer obsessed with empire building -- announcedテδづつ...
Just when Wall Street Pundits think they've figured out Rupert Murdoch, the 86-year-old media tycoon throws them a Curveball -- like selling most of 21st Century Fox's (FOXA) Entertainment assets to Walt Disney (DIS) for $52.4 billion. The question now is: What will happen next? New York-based Fox plansテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch said Sky is the asset he is parting with most reluctantly after Walt Disney launched a 52.4 billion US dollar (テδづつ」39 billion) takeover of 21st Century Fox's Entertainment assets. In a major industry shake-up, Disney has swooped for a significant slice of the media mogul's empire, including Fox'sテδづつ...
In an irony so obvious that fate seems to be commanding that humans pay attention, one property scorched by the L.A. fires belongs to Rupert Murdoch. As the founder and acting CEO of Fox News, a lavish donor to Republican politicians and a close confidant of climate denier-in-chief Donald Trump,テδづつ...
If the Sky purchase is approved, that deal would probably go through before the Disney purchase of Fox assets. So the whole of Sky would then be likely to transfer to Disney's ownership. If not, then just the 39% of Sky currently in Fox's stable passes to Disney. Rupert Murdoch said: "If things go wrong, theテδづつ...
On Thursday, the octogenarian mogul announced plans to sell his film studio and much of his Entertainment assets to Disney in a $52.4 billion mega-deal. The hope is that the combined companies will give Disney the kind of sprawling library of hit movies and shows it needs to compete with digital giantsテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch is set to announce a $60bn (テδづつ」45bn) deal to sell assets in 21 Century Fox, including a 39% stake in Sky and a Hollywood studio, to rival Disney. The deal, which will reportedly be announced before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Thursday, or around midday UK time, marks aテδづつ...
For a while, Rupert Murdoch seemed invincible. First, the mogul emerged relatively unscathed from a 2011 phone hacking scandal involving his British tabloids that threatened to upend his empire. Then, he installed his sons, Lachlan and James, in leadership roles at 21st Century Fox. And, last year, theテδづつ...
A trust belonging to Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch and his family would end up with a small stake in Disney in the transaction, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private. Disney would acquire Fox's movie and television studio, networks including FX andテδづつ...
Retail shopping centre king Frank Lowy is getting out, Rupert Murdoch is set to do much the same thing. These Australian post-war empire builders, and others like the Pratt and Packer families, Gina Rinehart and Andrew Forrest have amassed their fortunes by either dominating their respective industriesテδづつ...
In one of those ironies so glaringly obvious that fate seems to be commanding that humans pay attention, damn it, one of the properties scorched by the Los Angeles fires belongs to Rupert Murdoch. As the founder and acting CEO of Fox News, a lavish donor to Republican politicians and a close confidantテδづつ...
... media landscape - could be announced this week. Disney, the storied media and theme parks giant, was last week widely believed to be closing in on a deal to acquire assets from 21st Century Fox, the TV and Entertainment conglomerate controlled by Australian-born billionaire Rupert Murdoch.
A month after it sued to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, President Trump's Justice Department may have to start scrutinizing another big media deal: Disney is widely expected to acquire the majority of 21st Century Fox. In some respects, a potential Disney-Fox deal would pose more antitrustテδづつ...
The man who had hired her, Barry Diller, would soon be gone, and she and her new boss, Rupert Murdoch, would not see eye to eye. "When Barry told me he was leaving, it was like the day when Kennedy got shot," says Salhany, now 71, rolling her eyes as she adds: "Instead, we inherited Rupert.".
The Bel-Air fire that has destroyed homes and forced major evacuations is burning near the vineyard estate of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. About 1:30 p.m., a Los Angeles County firefighter drove by Murdoch's property and noticed a portion of his vineyards on fire with gray smoke filling the air. He quicklyテδづつ...
David Cameron may have done "some sort of a deal" with Rupert Murdoch to win the sun's support for the Conservatives in the 2010 generalテδづつ...
Industry veterans are struggling to wrap their heads around a notion that would have seemed laughable a year ago: Rupert Murdoch, a seller? The heightenedテδづつ...
... as "derivative" claims against Fox officers and directors, including: Rupert Murdoch and his son Lachlan, who are Fox's executive chairmen;テδづつ...
The suit was filed Monday against Ailes' estate, FOX CEO Rupert Murdoch and his sons, James and Lachlan, who are also FOX honchos.
But the boat, which became Lachlan's retreat after his break with his father, was actually owned by Rupert Murdoch, according to the Applebyテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch is one of the most driven moguls in media, defying the odds for more than a half-century to build a global media empire from aテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch telephoned AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson twice in the last six months and talked about cable network CNN, sources briefedテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch ally Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal has sold his stake in 21st Century Fox - a major blow to Murdoch ahead of Fox's annualテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch with sons Lachlan (left) and James (right): If they do sell off billions of dollars worth of assets, what would they do with theテδづつ...
Just when we thought we knew that Rupert Murdoch was a rather predictable creature whose business manoeuvres could be reliably forecast,テδづつ...
For most Britons and indeed Americans too, the group of media companies assembled by Rupert Murdoch is one of the world's great globalテδづつ...
The shockwaves would have been felt around the world over the weekend when billionaire investor Prince Al-waleed bin Talal was among aテδづつ...
New York City - Rupert Murdoch-controlled Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co, CNBCテδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch's Fox News misrepresented Britain's response to terrorist attacks when it accused the government of doing nothing to keep theテδづつ...
For starters, you get a very big movie-making company. The two media conglomerates, which have talked about a deal in recent months,テδづつ...
Rupert Murdoch's possible interest in selling his movie studio and cable-TV operation to Disney could be a sign that the growing pressure fromテδづつ...
Prominent U.S. media organizations controlled by Rupert Murdoch have recently uniformly adopted the White House argument that it is Hillary Clinton and theテδづつ...


 

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