Rupert Murdoch

Australian-born American media mogul

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Rupert Murdoch: Australian-born American media mogul
Keith Rupert Murdoch is an Australian-born American media mogul. Through his company News Corp, he is the owner of hundreds of local, national, and international publishing outlets around the world, including The Sun and The Times in the UK, The Daily Telegraph and The Australian in Australia, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Post in the US, book publisher HarperCollins, and the television broadcasting channels Sky News Australia and Fox News. He was also the owner of Sky, 21st Century Fox, and the now-defunct News of the World.


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Is The Bromance Between Trump And Fox News Over For Good?

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Trump Reportedly Screamed at Rupert Murdoch Over Fox News' Arizona Call for Biden

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Record-breaking Australian petition calls for inquiry into Rupert Murdoch’s media monopolies

record-breaking australian petition calls for inquiry into rupert murdoch’s media monopolies
More than half a million Australians have signed a parliamentary petition demanding a public inquiry into Rupert Murdoch’s control of the country’s media landscape. The petition, which was launched..
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Record number of Australians sign ex-PM's call for Murdoch inquiry

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In its latest confusing decision, Twitter reinstates The New York Post

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'Culture of fear': why Kevin Rudd is determined to see an end to Murdoch's media dominance

'culture of fear': why kevin rudd is determined to see an end to murdoch's media dominance
Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd has embarked on what he says is an immensely challenging endeavour: to have a public conversation about the power of Rupert Murdoch in a country gripped by a..
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Experts dismiss 'garbage' Hunter Biden exposé in NY Post: 'Seems like a complete fabrication'

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Murdoch media empire a ’cancer on democracy’, former Australian prime minister says

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Rupert Murdoch’s monopoly on Australia’s media is a “cancer on democracy” that serves to “chill free speech and undermine public debate”, a former prime minister has said. A petition..
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Australians sign Kevin Rudd's call for inquiry into Murdoch influence

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'Cancer on our democracy': Kevin Rudd calls for inquiry into Murdoch media dominance

Kevin Rudd has launched a petition calling for a royal commission into Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
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40,000 sign Rudd's anti-Murdoch petition

Kevin Rudd has launched a petition calling for a royal commission into Rupert Murdoch's media empire, labelling it a "cancer on our democracy".
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Barr asked Rupert Murdoch to 'muzzle' Fox News commentator Napolitano, book claims

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Attorney General William Barr allegedly told Rupert Murdoch to “muzzle” Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano during a meeting last year, according to a forthcoming book written by CNN..
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'FB rule on hate speech guided by political considerations'

The Rupert Murdoch-owned Wall Street Journal newspaper has claimed in a detailed report that Facebook is guided by “political considerations” when the social media giant applies hate speech rules..
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Disney ends the historic 20th Century Fox brand

The move comes after the firm paid more than $71bn for most of Rupert Murdoch's film and TV business.
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James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board over editorial differences

The youngest son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, he had publicly disagreed with his father on issues including climate change.
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Son of Rupert Murdoch resigns from board of News Corporation

son of rupert murdoch resigns from board of news corporation
James Murdoch, the son of the media tycoon, Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from the board of News Corporation. The news was announced in a document released by the US Securities and Exchange Commission..
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Rupert Murdoch's son James quits News Corporation

Rupert Murdoch's son James resigns from the board of News Corporation, citing "disagreements over editorial content".
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Rupert Murdoch is on the cusp of his biggest win yet in his war against Google

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is on the cusp of his biggest win yet in his war against Google: a Justice Department antitrust lawsuit against the internet giant. Media companies have long griped about the..
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‘We will simply disconnect’: Mike Pompeo and the Australian TV appearance that caused a diplomatic storm

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When US secretary of state Mike Pompeo popped up on Australian television over the weekend it was not to be interviewed by the national broadcaster or indeed one of the main TV channels. Instead he..
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Disney, hit hard by coronavirus, to face Wall Street questions on impact on company

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Is Obama Right: The Other Side Has A Propaganda Network With Little Regard for Truth?

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COVID-19: Sixty Australian newspapers to stop printing

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Rupert Murdoch to launch BBC Radio 4 rival as corporation suffers funding cuts

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Disney culls 'Fox' from 20th Century Fox in rebrand

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James Murdoch blasts News Corp's 'ongoing climate change denial'

The youngest son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch has used a rare public statement to take aim at News Corp's climate change reporting.
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News coverage of Australian bushfires highlight Murdoch family rift on climate

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Editor who took the rap for fake Hitler diaries

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The Bob Iger method

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Venom sparks News on News spat

It’s been almost one year and two months since Malcolm Turnbull was rolled as PM and reports emerged that News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch had told his Seven counterpart Kerry Stokes that:..
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Barr Meets With Murdoch as Trump Steps Up His Criticism of Fox News

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Britain's Prince Harry to sue tabloid press owners over phone-hacking

Britain's Prince Harry is to sue the publishers of Rupert Murdoch's Sun newspaper and the Daily Mirror over allegations of phone-hacking as he and his wife Meghan step up their battle with the tabloid..
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Australian reporter known as 'Murdoch's attack dog' dies in US

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch said journalist Steve Dunleavy's passing, at age 81, marked 'the end of a great era'.
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Rupert Murdoch recovering after suffering from pneumonia: CNN

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