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Friday, July 8, 2011

Murdoch's Empire Not Hurt By U.K. News Hacking Scandal

Even After He Closes His Corrupt "News Of The World" Media Organization Located In The U.K., Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch's Net Worth Will Still Be $7.6 Billion.


Rupert Murdoch: Snapshot of an empire

Entrepreneur Rupert Murdoch is a self-made billionaire with impressive holdings and investments worldwide. Murdoch is CEO of News Corp., the parent company of News International, which recently announced the closing of one of the UK's longest-running newspapers, News of the World. Read on to learn more about Murdoch and his media empire.

Born: March 11, 1931

Birth place: Australia

Residence: New York

Education: Oxford University

Family: Married, 6 children

Net worth: $7.6 billion (estimated)

A sampling of Murdoch's holdings is listed below:

United States:

Fox Television (including Fox TV, Fox News, Fox Business, Fox Sports, FX, SPEED, myNetworkTV)

20th Century Fox
Wall Street Journal
New York Post
Community Newspaper Group
Dow Jones
News America Marketing
The Daily (iPad)

United Kingdom:

The Sun
The Times
The Sunday Times
News of the World (closing)


SKY Italia
BSkyB (39% stake)
Sky Deutschland


Murdoch owns almost 150 brands in Australia's publishing industry.

A few include:

The Australian
The Courier-Mail
The Daily Telegraph
Weekly Times
The Mercury
NT News
Inside Out
Herald Sun
Gold Coast Bulletin
ALPHA Magazine

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Sources: CNN, Youtube, Google Maps

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