Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch Brief Biography

Rupert Murdoch
Keith Rupert Murdoch, AC, KSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian American media mogul. Murdoch became managing director of Australia's News Limited, inherited from his father, in 1952. He is the founder, Chairman and CEO of global media holding company News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate, and its successors News Corp and 21st Century Fox after the conglomerate split on 28 June 2013.

In the 1950s and '60s, he acquired various newspapers in Australia and New Zealand, before expanding into the United Kingdom in 1969, taking over the News of the World followed closely by The Sun. He moved to New York in 1974 to expand into the US market, but retained interests in Australia and Britain. In 1981, he bought The Times, his first British broadsheet, and became a naturalised US citizen in 1985.

Rupert Murdoch News

• The Almanac for July 10, the 191st day of 2017
• Bill O'Reilly forced out at Fox News
• The Almanac for March 11, the 70th day of 2017
• Tucker Carlson to take Megyn Kelly's Fox News time period

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