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Murdoch's 'Australian': A Powerful Player

Rupert Murdoch's companies sell a clear majority of all newspapers in his native Australia. Among them is The Australian, the country's only national general-interest newspaper, which commands an unrivaled influence despite a modest circulation.
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Murdoch's Unrivaled Hold On The Australian Press

Between 6 and 7 of every 10 copies of national and metro papers sold in Australia are owned by News Ltd., News Corp.'s Australian newspaper arm. There is pride in the global success of a local boy, but cynicism, too.
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The Roots Of An Empire: Rupert Murdoch's Australia

News Corp., one of the world's major media powers, owns The Wall Street Journal and Fox News. In Britain, its powerful newspaper arm is at the heart of phone hacking and police bribery scandals. The driving force behind the company is its octogenarian chairman and CEO, Rupert Murdoch, whose story began in Australia.

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