How Rupert Murdoch Built His Media Empire

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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Rupert Murdoch, shown in 1985, amassed a collection of media over the decades. Over seven decades, the Australian-born magnate compiled an array of news outlets, book publishers, and film and television properties into a global behemoth. Rupert Murdoch, the 92-year-old media tycoon who announced his retirement on Thursday, spent the past 70 years building a global media empire that gave him influence in journalism, politics and pop culture. Over dozens of acquisitions, Mr. Murdoch created a media conglomerate known for the rise of the modern tabloid and conservative commentary. His...

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