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Rupert Murdoch

Business (born 11-Mar-1931)


Richard Belfield; Christopher Hird; Sharon Kelly. Murdoch: The Decline of an Empire. London: Maconald. 1991.

Alex Ben Block. Outfoxed: Marvin Davis, Barry Diller, Rupert Murdoch and the Inside Story of America's Fourth Television Network. St. Martin's Press. 1990. 304pp.

Neil Chenoweth. Rupert Murdoch: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Media Wizard. New York: Crown Business. 2002. 398pp.

Richard Hack. Clash of the Titans: How the Unbridled Ambition of Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch Has Created Global Empires That Control What We Read and Watch. Beverly Hills, CA: New Millennium Press. 2003. 448pp.

Alexandra Kitty. Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism. The Disinformation Company. 2005. 320pp.

Michael Leapman. Barefaced Cheek: The Apotheosis of Rupert Murdoch. Hodder and Stoughton. 1983. 269pp.

Bruce Page; Elaine Potter. The Murdoch Archipelago. Simon & Schuster. 2003. 580pp.

Simon Regan. Rupert Murdoch: A Business Biography. Angus and Robertson. 1976. 246pp.

Wendy Goldman Rohm. The Murdoch Mission: How Rupert Murdoch Propelled His Media Empire from the Nineties into the 21st Century. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 2001.

William Shawcross. Murdoch: The Making of a Media Empire. New York: Touchstone. 1997.


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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.503)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1054)

  9. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.358)

  10. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.371)

  11. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.274-76)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.357)

  13. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.93)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.2, pp.1098-1100)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.56)

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