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Rupert Murdoch on his divorce,
succession, and his empire´s future

CNN, by Patricia Sellers

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Posted By:Drive, 4/11/2014 8:22:20 AM

Fortune-"I had a very bad month in January and February. I had a fall in San Francisco. I fell on my head," says Rupert Murdoch in an exclusive interview with Fortune Magazine that covers the gamut of the media titan´s latest challenges. In the Q&A, released today and featured in Fortune´s April 28 issue, Murdoch talks about splitting his global media conglomerate into two public companies, struggling to repair frayed relationships with his grown children, luring eldest son Lachlan back into the business, and enduring a high-profile divorce from Wendi Deng, after a 14-year marriage. And even as he´s coped


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Reply 1 - Posted by: absalom, 4/11/2014 4:02:22 PM     (No. 9807301)

In times gone by, the WSJ was the paper of record not only for Wall Street but also for Main Street and it´s traditional values. That was the era of Robert Bartley, Karen House, Vartan Vartanig etc. No longer. W/Murdoch in charge, the paper is currently little more than a gossip sheet for crony capitalists and assorted financial hustlers. Murdock started in Australia, more than two generations ago, promoting page 3 tabloid pornography, later moving his act to Britain. Now he´s here w/the same coarse and vulgar low class act, as exemplified by FOX´s so called entertainment. Some believe him a conservative icon. Malarkey. The only value he has ever valued is that of the dollar. He´s complete establishment.

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