As you must have realized already, Rupert Murdoch’s story is much more fascinating than any yearn that was ever spun in any of his top selling tabloids. It is the kind of story that one can learn a lot from. Above all it brings the current controversy threatening his empire into perspective.
Indeed the current happenings will hardly surprise anybody who knows Murdoch’s past.
Murdoch’s story is also extremely useful to anybody with ambitions for making money online. As we shall see later in this series, Murdoch saw the emergence of social networking sites online long before Facebook rose to fame and he even put his money into his hunch by purchasing MySpace for a figure most though was ridiculously high.
Murdoch’s story is also a must-read for Media practitioners and publishers anywhere in the world. The amazing launch of Australia’s first national newspaper, The Australian amid the phenomenal logistical problems involved in nationwide distribution is a fascinating and instructive chapter of this magnate’s story. More so when you realize that the paper made huge losses but was kept going.. why?
Then there is the spectacular purchase of the News Of The World amid serious competition from his rival Robert Maxwell. This was followed by the birth of The Sun. My series takes a very deep look into what really made this paper Murdoch’s biggest money-spinner (to date). Can such trashy stories make a man a fortune?
That battle with Robert Maxwell almost cost Murdoch his entire empire because the banks moved in and for a moment it looked like it was the end for the boy publisher. Even his rival Robert Maxwell faced with financial ruin committed suicide and left his crumbling nightmare in a mess. But Murdoch bounced back somehow. Quite a story that episode.
Then despite his sensational failure in the United States, Murdoch created at least one successful publication in that country. The story behind it is equally fascinating.
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Thank you for keeping me company this weekend, it was a real pleasure for me.
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