Keith Rupert Murdoch (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.
In the 1950s and '60s, he acquired various newspapers in Australia and New ... more »
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''Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality.''Rupert Murdoch (b. 1931), Australian-born U.S. media magnate. Address, 1989, to the Edinburgh Television Festival. quoted in Guardian (London, Jan. 1,...