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Murdoch's World

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Description for Murdoch's World Hardcover. Tells the story of Rupert Murdoch's News International, chronicling how Murdoch built the company and its culture, and how he survived the scandal that nearly brought it down. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: BGB; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 243 x 32. Weight in Grams: 620.
Rupert Murdoch is the most significant media tycoon the English-speaking world has ever known. No one before him has trafficked in media influence across those nations so effectively, nor has anyone else so singularly redefined the culture of news and the rules of journalism. In a stretch spanning six decades, he built News Corp from a small paper in Adelaide, Australia into a multimedia empire capable of challenging national broadcasters, rolling governments, and swatting aside commercial rivals. Then, over two years, a series of scandals threatened to unravel his entire creation.Murdoch's defenders questioned how much he could have known about ... Read more

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About David Folkenflik
award-winning journalist David Folkenflik has been NPR's media correspondent since 2004. He previously covered media and politics for the Baltimore Sun and edited the 2011 book Page One: Inside The New York Times and the Future of Journalism. He has covered Murdoch and News Corp extensively and has been a frequent commentator on the hacking scandal in both the US ... Read more

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"Entertaining and informative...Folkenflik, the media correspondent for NPR... has developed the contacts and style that make this reportage fascinating and credible."
Booklist "Folkenflik lucidly and effectively sorts out the complicated phone-hacking story and its political ramifications."
Kirkus "Murdoch's World is bolstered by deep reporting, including scores of interviews, and laced with delicious anecdotes."
Los Angeles Times "I'm not sure I've seen a more ... Read more

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