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Young Leaders Circle Forum with Rupert Murdoch

Wednesday January 2015


Rupert Murdoch Executive Chairman, News Corp; Chairman and CEO, 21st Century Fox

News Corps Executive Chairman and 21st Century Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch visited YLC on January 14th for a conversation with Manhattan Institute senior fellow Judith Miller. The two discussed Mr. Murdoch’s views on the media and political landscape, key economic trends, and other issues of national concern.

Rupert Murdoch

Mr. Murdoch first took control of News Limited in 1954. For the past six decades he has overseen its expansion and evolution into the two companies he leads today. Over the years, Mr. Murdoch has acquired leading publications across the globe, including the Daily Mirror, The Australian, The Sun, The Times, Sunday Times, the New York Post, and The Wall Street Journal—making News Corp the largest news distributor in the English-speaking world. Broadcasts and films produced by 21st Century Fox reach six continents and the company manages some of the world’s most popular cable networks, including FOX Sports Network, FX, and the National Geographic Channel.