Ownership and Control - Rupert Murdoch

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Rupert Murdoch

  • Rupert Murdoch is one of the largest names in the media industry owning many large companies that cater for almost all of the media industry, such as television (National Geographic US, Fox News), film (Twentieth Century Fox Film), production (Twentieth Century Fox Television productionsShine Limited) broadcast (Sky ItaliaSky Deutschland), news (News UkNew York PostDow Jones), cable (Fox Sports AustraliaREA Group) and book publishing industry (HarperCollins). 
  • Keith Rupert Murdoch was born on March 11th, 1931, in Melbourne, Australia, to a famous war correspondent and newspaper publisher. 
  • He made his claim to fortune by starting out in the newspaper and later in the broadcasting industry.  In 1952 Murdoch’s his father died, leaving Rupert Murdoch in charge of News Limited, his family’s business. He also managed to…

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