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The next chapter in the turbulent history of the Murdoch dynasty has begun
Opinion
Opinion

The next chapter in the turbulent history of the Murdoch dynasty has begun

There's an air nostalgia towards the Murdochs in Hollywood at the moment. But the view from Wall Street is the famous media dynasty's story is far from over

  • by John McDuling

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'Who do you think is going to win that?': Trump battle could be Lachlan Murdoch's first problem
Lachlan Murdoch

'Who do you think is going to win that?': Trump battle could be Lachlan Murdoch's first problem

The President and Rupert Murdoch speak weekly, but the new Fox Corp chief Lachlan Murdoch has a different relationship with the White House.

  • by Sarah Ellison
Murdoch billionaires set to multiply after Disney completes $100bn Fox deal
Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch billionaires set to multiply after Disney completes $100bn Fox deal

Disney's $100 billion takeover of a swath of 21st Century Fox assets is reshaping the fortune of one of the industry's most powerful dynasties.

  • by Tom Metcalf
Murdoch family launches a new Fox; former House Speaker Paul Ryan joins company's board
James Murdoch

Murdoch family launches a new Fox; former House Speaker Paul Ryan joins company's board

Former House speaker Paul Ryan is part of the new board of Fox Corp.

  • by Meg James
'He was wild': Rupert Murdoch begins Hollywood goodbye by dismantling trailblazing empire
Rupert Murdoch

'He was wild': Rupert Murdoch begins Hollywood goodbye by dismantling trailblazing empire

In 2002, Murdoch was frustrated that Fox hadn't ordered a TV show that his daughter liked. He ordered his lieutenants to buy the rights: it became Fox's biggest hit, American Idol.

  • by Meg James
After Disney deal, Lachlan Murdoch wants drama at Fox to be onscreen
Lachlan Murdoch

After Disney deal, Lachlan Murdoch wants drama at Fox to be onscreen

The oldest of Rupert Murdoch's sons won't be a movie mogul as chief executive officer of Fox's new incarnation.

  • by Anousha Sakoui
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Murdoch becomes a paper tiger
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Opinion

Murdoch becomes a paper tiger

People overestimate the influence of the media on voters. But ranting and plainly biased advocacy is even less successful.

  • by Jack Waterford
Kevin Rudd hails Bill Shorten's 'wise' decision to rebuff Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch

Kevin Rudd hails Bill Shorten's 'wise' decision to rebuff Rupert Murdoch

Shorten's decision not to meet with the media mogul underlines how much the media and political landscape has changed in recent years.

  • by Matthew Knott
Bill Shorten knocks back dinner with Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch

Bill Shorten knocks back dinner with Rupert Murdoch

It's a rite of passage for Australian political leaders, but Bill Shorten says he isn't interested.

  • by Judith Ireland
'Rupert never said Malcolm's got to go': Lachlan Murdoch rejects claims in new interview
Malcolm Turnbull

'Rupert never said Malcolm's got to go': Lachlan Murdoch rejects claims in new interview

A new essay on Malcolm Turnbull's downfall reveals Lachlan Murdoch was present at a key meeting of media moguls days before the coup.

  • by Michael Koziol
Turnbull rebukes Rudd's 'insane conspiracy theory' he trashed NBN for Murdoch
Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull rebukes Rudd's 'insane conspiracy theory' he trashed NBN for Murdoch

The former prime ministers are at war over Mr Rudd's call for a royal commission into News Corp's "campaign" against the NBN.

  • by Michael Koziol