Rupert Murdoch’s Fox downsizes, forges a different path in tumultuous media world

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

Rupert Murdoch began his restless quest to build one of the world’s most influential media empires 65 years ago, when his father died unexpectedly, leaving him a tiny newspaper in southern Australia. In the decades since, Murdoch’s appetite seemed insatiable as he gobbled up more and more newspapers, a Hollywood movie studio, television stations, TV networks and satellite TV operations that circle the globe.

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