This is a decision that was always going to come in one of two forms: either Rupert dropping off the perch or him leaving on this own terms. He has opted for the latter.
While President Joe Biden has low approval ratings, few other American presidents − with the exception of FDR and Warren Harding − have experienced such a run of good media luck.
Rupert Murdoch is a major media figure, but he may not be as influential as most people think.
Newspaper owners used to wield huge political influence – but as Rupert Murdoch steps down for his son Lachlan can the same be said of today’s?
The machinations of a young and ambitious media mogul are laid bare in a detailed new biography.
Media Monsters deserves to stand among the giants of academic research and authorship on Australian media and political history.
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.
A new book, Unscripted, tells the incredible story of Sumner Redstone, the other model for Succession’s Logan Roy – and the epic succession journey of his daughter, Shari, now chair of ViacomCBS.
The news channel broadcast many lies about the 2020 US presidential election – and it has a swathe of other legal action waiting for it.
Despite Fox News’ questionable ethics, its last-minute settlement with Dominion Voting Systems was a win for all media.
A news organization doesn’t have to publish or broadcast the facts or the truth. And there are no standardized requirements to be a journalist.
Many family businesses pass through generations without issue, some even grow stronger.
Do the show’s fans secretly identify with the characters’ pursuit of power and pleasure?
News Corps announcement that it would cut 1 in 20 jobs is bad news for journalism, but does not necessarily mean the end of the company’s papers.
As Donald Trump announces he will run for president in 2024, Rupert Murdoch makes it clear he will not support him. Some reports are suggesting he will instead throw his weight behind Ron DeSantis.
The Murdoch outlets said they would pursue ‘positive stories’ on climate change. An analysis of stories during the recent floods, however, shows this wasn’t necessarily the case.
The Murdoch tabloids have just embarked on a bold new climate campaign, despite previously describing those who want action as ‘loons’.
As he enters his tenth decade, we are still waiting for his pivot.
The timing of Google’s deals raises questions, coming just as the News Media Bargaining Code is set to be introduced into federal parliament.
There has never been a partnership in a democracy like that between the former president and Rupert Murdoch’s flagship news station. Now it will have to struggle on without him.