In the final part of the series Roy Greenslade profiles the head of News Corporation Rupert Murdoch. http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/arc2008/all
Rupert Murdoch 16 July 11 Rupert Murdoch, head of News Corp, at the centre of a storm of protest over illegal phone hacking. Steve Hewlett reveals the character of the man behind the story, who at the age of 80 faces the biggest challenge of his extraordinary career.
Rupert Murdoch wants to block the search giant from scooping free content from his newspapers. We’ll look at the staredown.
We continue our conversation about how economics and technology have shaped the news business.
NPR media correspondent, David Folkenflik, stops by to tell us Microsoft and News Corp. owner, Rupert Murdoch, are in talks to give Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing, exclusive access to Wall Street Journal content. The deal could bring Murdoch’s media company millions of dollars and give the Bing a real chance compete with Google.