Rupert's succession: Lachlan Murdoch caps a sprawling family above the Fox News empire

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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Media magnate Rupert Murdoch on Monday announced that he would be stepping down as the leader of both Fox News’ parent company and his News Corp media holdings — with his son, Lachlan, set to take his place. Through his decades-long career, Murdoch, 92, built an empire — beginning with his father’s newspaper in Adelaide, Australia — and became a multibillionaire. In the U.S., his creation of Fox News has notably influenced American politics, making Murdoch a hero to some and pariah to others. Over the years, Murdoch’s family has...

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