Young Rupert took up his inheritance in Adelaide in 1953 with minimal journalistic experience. He quickly revealed himself to be a ruthless rule-breaker and hands on, expansionary proprietor.
An academic expert in environmental storytelling reads the Sun and the Express.
Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures.
Since it was acquired by Trinity Mirror the newspaper has new editor and a completely different attitude towards immigration.
The two papers were once titans of publishing. But their future looks less rosy.