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Murdoch

1. Dame (Jean) Iris. 1919--99, British writer. Her books include The Bell (1958), A Severed Head (1961), The Sea, The Sea (1978), which won the Booker Prize, The Philosopher's Pupil (1983), and Existentialists and Mystics (1997)
2. (Keith) Rupert. born 1931, US publisher and media entrepreneur, born in Australia; chairman of News International Ltd (including Times Newspapers Ltd), 20th Century-Fox, and HarperCollins
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Hudson's award recognized Rupert Murdoch for his strategic leadership and adherence to the principles of democracy, free markets and economic growth, national security and a strong civil society.
It has now emerged that he may have met Murdoch, whose Sky empire is a major competitor of the BBC, in Downing Street in June.
Rupert Murdoch, the 84-year-old founder of the company, and older son Lachlan, 43, will become executive co-chairmen of Fox - owner of the Fox TV networks and film studio 20th Century Fox as well as a 39% stake in Sky.
On Jan 9, Murdoch posted a series of tweets expressing his thoughts on Islam and Jihad.
Over the past five decades, Murdoch has amassed a stable that includes Fox networks, 20th Century Fox movie studios, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, the Times of London and multiple properties in Australia, where Murdoch was born (and it all began).
Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia
Having learned of porn's profit potential, however, Murdoch is developing his own original smut content, as well as "entering into partnerships with companies that broadcast pornographic television channels on Sky, such as Sport XXX Babes, XXX Housewives, and Playboy.
In the final analysis Widdows finds that Murdoch can be assessed on several levels, from the visionary to the practical as ethicists wrangle with the demands of a structuralized age and a brutal series of choices wrought by technology.
Rockefeller's Fifth Avenue penthouse to media mogul Rupert Murdoch for a cool $44 million, setting the record for the highest price ever paid for a residence in Manhattan.
RUPERT MURDOCH, the world's most powerful media baron, has traveled far and wide since inheriting, at age 22, a modest newspaper business from which he has created a global empire.
Bradley Murdoch altered his appearance and made changes to his Toyota Landcruiser after returning home from a dramafilled Australian Outback trip in mid-2001, his former girlfriend said yesterday.
In trying to do justice to both sets of writing Murdoch scholars have understandably tended to read the novels in the light of ideas expressed elsewhere, often entering into fairly fruitless debates as to whether or not Murdoch is a philosophical novelist and failing to focus with sufficient attention on the knotty, multi-layered, playful, and, above all, richly strange particularities of the fictions themselves.