News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Rupert Murdoch, son of a successful Australian newspaper publisher, has built the world’s largest media corporation with assets that include Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, the Times of London, The Sun (UK), numerous cable and network television stations, magazines and web sites, not to mention book publisher Harper Collins and movie studio 20th Century Fox. But as he reaches the end of his long career, Murdoch has become bogged down. In July, he resigned as director of News International. He insists that he is still at the helm, but surely, there needs to be someone in line to take his place as head of News Corporation. Murdoch has someone in mind. And it’s someone you’ve probably never heard of.
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