RUPERT MURDOCH

Rupert Murdoch The Politico Media Complex Gogul „Cameron is very much in debt to Rebekah Wade for helping him not quite win the election… So that was my submission to parliament – that Cameron’s either a liar or an idiot.“ Murdoch has been listed three times in the Time 100 as among the most influential people in the world. He is ranked 13th most powerful person in the world in the 2010 Forbes‘ The World’s Most Powerful People list. With a personal net worth of US$7.6 billion, he was ranked 117th wealthiest person in the world in March 2011 Paying police for information News Corporation has subsidiaries in the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, the Channel Islands and the Virgin Islands. From 1986, News Corporation’s annual tax bill averaged around seven percent of its profits. In July 2011 Murdoch faced allegations that his companies, including the News of the World, owned by News Corporation, had been regularly hacking the phones of celebrities, royalty and public citizens. He faced police and government investigations into bribery and corruption in the UK and FBI investigations in the US. In a speech delivered in New York, Rupert Murdoch said that the British Prime Minister Tony Blair described the BBC coverage of the Hurricane Katrina disaster as being full of hatred of America.   „20 per cent of the Met has taken backhanders from tabloid hacks. So why would they want to open up that can of worms?… And what’s wrong with that, anyway? It doesn’t hurt anyone particularly.“   Rupert Murdoch Order of St. Gregory the Great Business magnate The Wall Street Journal News International phone hacking scandal Keith Murdoch Elisabeth Murdoch (philanthropist) Order of the British Empire Philosophy, politics, and economics News Limited The Daily Mirror (Australia) The Economist The Daily Telegraph (Australia) Order of Australia Mushroom Records James Murdoch Australian Labor Party Kevin Rudd The Sun (United Kingdom) The Times The Sunday Times Margaret Thatcher Labour Party (UK) Tony Blair David Cameron Sky Television plc British Satellite Broadcasting Manchester United F.C. British Royal Family Murder of Milly Dowler 7 July 2005 London bombings Police corruption Press Complaints Commission Dow Jones & Company Les Hinton Tom Crone Paul Stephenson (police officer) Andy Coulson Neil Wallis September 11 attacks Foreign Corrupt Practices Act News of the World royal phone hacking scandal Specialist Operations Protection Command Charles, Prince of Wales List of alleged victims of the News International phone hacking scandal Mosley v News Group Newspapers Politico-media complex Multinational corporation News of the World phone hacking scandal investigations HM Advocate v Sheridan and Sheridan Crown Prosecution Service Ian Edmondson Clive Goodman Glenn Mulcaire Private investigator Operation Weeting Operation Elveden Sue Akers John Prescott Alex Ferguson Boris Johnson Max Clifford Rebekah Brooks Tessa Jowell Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary Keir Starmer Andy Hayman Home Affairs Select Committee Standards and Privileges Committee William Lewis (journalist) Hugh Grant BBC Radio 4 Question Time (TV series) Sheridan v News Group Newspapers Sienna Miller Kelly Hoppen David Mills (lawyer) Andy Gray (footballer born 1955) Sky Andrew George Galloway Danny Alexander Peter Hain James Weatherup Media Standards Trust The Royal British Legion Sara Payne Gordon Brown Mark Stephens (solicitor) Death of Jean Charles de Menezes Carole Caplin Virgin Holidays The Co-operative Group Ford Motor Company Deutsche Telekom France Télécom Lloyds Banking Group Tesco Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Republican Governors Association Cato Institute Silvio Berlusconi Wendi Deng Murdoch BSkyB The Fourth Estate (novel) Time 100 List of assets owned by News Corporation Shine Limited 20th Century Fox

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