Rupert Murdoch

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Rupert Murdoch (born March 11, 1931) is the owner of News Corporation, a worldwide media conglomerate.

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  • Fuck Dacre. Publish.
    • Response to Sunday Times editorial team who asked whether they should continue to publish the paper containing the Hitler diaries, after Lord Dacre (who had previously authenticated them) now declared they were fake.
    • Robert Harris, "Selling Hitler"
  • After all, we are in the entertainment business.
    • Remarks after the Hitler diaries turned out to be forgeries.
    • Robert Harris, "Selling Hitler"
  • A man who is not a socialist at twenty has no heart, while one who is still a socialist at forty has no head.
  • News — communicating news and ideas, I guess — is my passion. And giving people alternatives so that they have two papers to read (and) alternative television channels.[1]
  • Can we change the world? No, but hell, we can all try.[2]
  • In this country, Fox News has gotten a big, big audience that appreciates its independence. There's passion there, and it's pushed. ... It has taken a long boot time, but it has now changed CNN because it has challenged them — they've become more centrist in their choice of stories. They're trying to become, using our phrase, more fair and balanced.[1]
  • I have to admit that until recently I was somewhat wary of the warming debate. But I believe it is now our responsibility to take the lead on this issue."[3]
  • The greatest thing to come out of this [the war in Iraq] for the world economy, if you could put it that way, would be $20 a barrel for oil. That's bigger than any tax cut in any country.[4]
  • Well, except for ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, New York Times, the Washington Post, and about another 100 newspapers, I find little evidence of liberal bias in the media.
    • Asked about liberal bias in the mainstream media.

References

  1. a b J. Dowling, Robert; Paula Parisi (2005-11-17). Dialogue: Rupert Murdoch. Hollywood Reporter.
  2. News Corp : Making of a global media business
  3. Changing views to global warming
  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Iraq
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