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In all of world history, who was the most powerful person for their time?

I cannot believe no-one has mentioned Rupert Murdoch, here is s man who controls a large part of the media of the world, using his position he can influence who becomes the leader of some of the most powerful countries in the world

It has taken me 10 minutes just to copy and paste the following assets from Wikipedia on my phone


HarperCollins book publishing company

HarperCollins India

Zondervan Christian book publisher

Inspirio – religious gift production.

Newspapers Edit

Australia published by News Limited.

The Australian (Nationwide)

Community Media Group (16 QLD & NSW suburban/regional titles)

Cumberland-Courier Newspapers (23 suburban/commuter titles)

The Courier-Mail (Queensland)

The Sunday Mail (Queensland)

The Cairns Post (Cairns, Queensland)

The Gold Coast Bulletin (Gold Coast, Queensland)

The Townsville Bulletin (Townsville, Queensland)

The Daily Telegraph (New South Wales)

The Sunday Telegraph (New South Wales)

Herald Sun (Victoria)

Sunday Herald Sun (Victoria)

The Weekly Times (Victoria)

Leader Newspapers (33 suburban Melbourne titles)

MX (Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane CBD)

The Geelong Advertiser (Geelong, Victoria)

The Advertiser (South Australia)

The Sunday Mail (South Australia)

Messenger Newspapers (11 suburban Adelaide, SA titles)

The Sunday Times (Western Australia)

The Mercury (Tasmania)

Quest Newspapers (19 suburban Brisbane, QLD titles)

The Sunday Tasmanian (Tasmania)

Northern Territory News (Northern Territory)

The Sunday Territorian (Northern Territory)

The Tablelands Advertiser (Atherton Tablelands and the Far North, Queensland)


Fiji Times (National) (10%)

Nai Lalakai (10%)

Shanti Dut (10%)

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Post-Courier (National) (62.5%)

UK and Ireland newspapers, published by subsidiaries of News International Ltd.

News Group Newspapers Ltd.

The Sun (published in Scotland as The Scottish Sun and in Ireland as The Irish Sun)

The Sun on Sunday

Times Newspapers Ltd.

The Sunday Times

The Times

The Times Literary Supplement

US newspapers and magazines

The New York Post

Community Newspaper Group

The Brooklyn Paper

Bronx Times-Reporter

Brooklyn Courier-Life

TimesLedger Newspapers

Dow Jones & Company

Consumer Media Group

The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Europe

Wall Street Journal Asia

Barron’s – weekly financial markets magazine.

Marketwatch – Financial news and information website.

Far Eastern Economic Review

Enterprise Media Group

Dow Jones Newswires – global, real-time news and information provider.

Factiva – provides business news and information together with content delivery tools and services.

Dow Jones Indexes – stock market indexes and indicators, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Dow Jones Financial Information Services – produces databases, electronic media, newsletters, conferences, directories, and other information services on specialised markets and industry sectors.

Betten Financial News – leading Dutch language financial and economic news service.

Local Media Group

Ottaway Community Newspapers – 8 daily and 15 weekly regional newspapers.

STOXX (33%)- joint venture with Deutsche Boerse and SWG Group for the development and distribution of Dow Jones STOXX indices.

Vedomosti (33%) – Russia’s leading financial newspaper (joint venture with Financial Times and Independent Media).


The Timesledger Newspapers of Queens, New York:

Bayside Times, Whitestone Times, Flushing Times, Little Neck Ledger, Jamaica Times, Astoria Times, Forest Hills Ledger

The Courier-Life Newspapers in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Paper

Caribbean Life

Flatbush Jewish Journal

Times-Herald Record (Middletown, New York)

The Leader – Corning, New York[66]

Magazines Edit


SmartSource Magazine (weekly Sunday newspaper coupon insert)


Alpha Magazine

Australian Country Style

Australian Golf Digest

Australian Good Taste

Big League



Donna Hay

Fast Fours

GQ (Australia)

Gardening Australia

InsideOut (Aust)

Lifestyle Pools

Live to Ride


Overlander 4WD

Modern Boating

Modern Fishing


Pure Health

Super Food Ideas

Truck Australia

Truckin’ Life


twowheels scooter

Vogue (Australia)

Vogue Entertaining & Travel

Vogue Living

Inside Out (UK Based Magazine)

Music and radio Edit

Fox Film Music Group

Fox News Radio

Sport Edit

Majority ownership of the Brisbane Broncos (68.9%) and full ownership of the Melbourne Storm rugby league team.

Colorado Rockies (15%)

Studios Edit

Fox Filmed Entertainment: 20th Century Fox’s parent company

20th Century Fox: a film production/distribution company

Fox Searchlight Pictures – specialised films.

Fox 2000 Pictures – general audience feature films.

20th Century Fox Television – primetime television programming.

20th Television – television distribution (syndication).

Fox 21 – low scripted/budgeted television production company.

Fox Television Studios (productions)- market specific programming e.g. COPS and network television company.

Fox Television Studios International

Fox World Productions

Fox World Australia

Fox TV Studios France

Fox TV Studios India

Natural History New Zealand – natural world documentaries, non-fiction programming.

Fox Faith – Promotion and distribution of Christian and related “family friendly” movies on DVD and some theatrical release.

Fox Studios Australia, Sydney, New South Wales

Blue Sky Studios – production of CGI films e.g. Ice Age.

Fox Entertainment Group

New Regency Productions (20%) – general audience feature films.

Regency Enterprises (20%) – parent company of New Regency Productions (50%).

FOX Star Studios New Delhi, India

TV Edit

News Corp agreed to sell eight of its television stations to Oak Hill Capital Partners for approximately $1.1 billion as of 22 December 2007. The stations are US Fox affiliates.[67] These stations, along with those already acquired by Oak Hill that were formerly owned by The New York Times Company, formed the nucleus of Oak Hill’s Local TV LLC division.


Fox Broadcasting Company (Fox), a US broadcast television network

MyNetworkTV, a US broadcast television network

Fox Television Stations, a group of owned and operated Fox television stations

Saeta TV Channel 10, channel of Uruguay

ITV plc (7.5%), a British broadcast television network and the UK’s largest advertising revenue based broadcaster

News Corp Europe

bTV, a broadcast television network in Bulgaria. They sold this to CME in February 2010.

B1 TV (12,5%), a broadcast television network in Romania, in partnership with Ismar International NVkkkk

Fox Televizija, a broadcast television network in Serbia (49%). They sold this to Antenna Group in January 2010

Fox Turkey, a Turkish terrestrial channel (56,5%) (formerly TGRT)

Imedi Media Holding (100%), a Georgian radio and TV broadcaster.

Imedi Television

Radio Imedi

Israel 10 (9%), a terrestrial channel in Israel.

LNT (100%), a terrestrial channel in Latvia

TV5 Riga (100%), a terrestrial channel in Latvia

Cielo (100%), a free channel in Italy

Prime Television New Zealand – commercial TV station, interest held through stake in SKY Network Television

Nine Network, an Australian television network that was formerly owned by this company’s founder from 1956 to 1970.

Satellite television

BSkyB, United Kingdom & Ireland (39.1% holding). In practice, a controlling interest.

Sky Network Television, New Zealand (44%)

Sky Italia (100%), Italy’s largest pay TV service (previously owning part of Stream TV)

Sky Deutschland (54.5%), Germany’s largest pay TV provider

Tata Sky (30%), an Indian DirectToHome TeleVision Service Provider. (in partnership with Tata Group (70%))

Foxtel (25%), Australia, a joint venture with Telstra (50%) and Consolidated Media Holdings (25%)

FOX Italy, Italian Broadcast and Production Company (with 2 HDTV)

Star TV Channels (Satellite TeleVision Asian Region), an Asian satellite TV service having 300 million viewers in 53 countries, mainly in India, China & other Asian countries

Phoenix Television (17.6%), satellite TV network with landing rights in Hong Kong, and select provinces on Mainland China.


Cable TV channels owned (in whole or part) and operated by News Corporation include:

Fox Business Network, a business news channel.

Meiji (TV Channel), a channel TV Shows and Comedy and Kids and Movies and Drama

Fox Classics, a channel airing classic TV shows and movies

Fox Movie Channel, an all-movie channel that airs commercial-free movies from 20th Century Fox’s film library

Fox News Channel, a 24-hour news and opinion channel

Fox Sports Networks, a chain of US regional cable news television networks broadcasting local sporting events linked together by national sports news programming. Local channels include “Fox Sports Southwest”, “Fox Sports Detroit”, etc. (some affiliates are owned by Cablevision.)

SportSouth, a regional sports network in the United States, with its headquarters in Atlanta, and affiliate of Fox Sports Net.

Sun Sports a regional sports network in the United States, with its headquarters in Miami, Florida, and affiliate of Fox Sports Net.

Fox College Sports, a college sports network consisting of three regionally aligned channels, mostly with archived Fox Sports Net programmes but also some live and original content.

Fox Sports International

Fox Soccer Channel, a United States digital cable and satellite network specialising mainly in soccer.

Fox Soccer Plus, a sister network to FSC, but including coverage of other sports, most notably rugby. Launched in 2010 after News Corporation picked up many of the broadcast rights abandoned by Setanta Sports when it stopped broadcasting in the U.S.

Fox Pan American Sports (37.9%) – joint venture with Hicks, Muse, and Tate & Furst.

Fox Sports en Español (50%), a Spanish-language North American cable sports network; its sports line-up is tailored to appeal to a Latin American audience.

Fox Sports en Latinoamérica, a Latin American satellite and cable sports network.

FX Networks, a cable network broadcasting reruns of programming previously shown on other channels, but recently creating its own programming, including the Emmy Award-winning programmes The Shield and Damages.



Big Ten Network, cable and satellite channel dedicated to The Big Ten Conference, launched August 2007 (49%)

National Geographic Channel (joint venture with National Geographic Society) 67%

National Geographic Channel International 75%

Nat Geo Mundo (joint venture with National Geographic Society)

Nat Geo Wild (joint venture with National Geographic Society)

YES Network (49%),[68] regional cable sports network; broadcasts New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets games, among other teams.

Fox International Channels, domestic cable channels offering different formats of Fox programming in over thirty countries worldwide.


Fox Life

Fox Life HD

Fox Crime


Fox Horror

Fox Movies

Fox Sports

Speed Channel

National Geographic Channel

National Geographic Channel HD

National Geographic Wild

National Geographic Adventure

National Geographic Music

National Geographic Junior




Real Estate TV


Fox Toma 1 – Spanish-language television production.

Fox Telecolombia – Spanish-language television production. (51%)

Utarget.Fox – European and Latin American online ad company, plus now handles TV ad sales.

Central & South America

Fox Latin American Channels – channels available in over 17 countries in Latin America

National Geographic Channel

National Geographic Channel HD

National Geographic Wild

Nat Geo Music

Universal Channel

Universal HD

Fox Channel

Fox HD


Fox Life


Fox Sports

Speed Channel

Baby TV


Fox One-Stop Media – advertising sales for company owned and third party channels in Latin America

LAPTV (60%) (Latin American Pay Television) operates 8 cable movie channels throughout South America excluding Brazil.

Telecine (12.5%) operates 5 cable movie channels in Brazil.


Premier Media Group (50%)

Fox Sports 1

Fox Sports 2

Fox Sports 3



Fuel TV Australia

Premium Movie Partnership (20%) – movie channels, a joint venture between 20th Century Fox, Sony, NBCUniversal, Viacom and Liberty Media



Hathway Cable & Datacom (22.2%), India’s 2nd largest cable network through 7 cities including Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Pune


Total TV (20%), a pay TV platform with JV partner KOO’s Group majority owner (80%). News Corp also has a 20% interest in the KOO’s Group directly.

Internet Edit

News Corp. Digital Media

Home — Sports News, Scores, Schedules, Videos and Fantasy Games – website with sports news, scores, statistics, video and fantasy sports

Hulu (27%) – online video streaming site in partnership with NBCUniversal and The Walt Disney Company.

Flektor – provides Web-based tools for photo and video editing and mashups.

Slingshot Labs – web development incubator (Includes the sites DailyFill).

Strategic Data Corp – interactive advertising company which develops technology to deliver targeted internet advertising.

College Sports, Football Recruiting, NFL, Fantasy Advice & More[69]

WhatIfSports: Free Online Simulation Games, Sim Leagues, Sim Games – sports simulation and prediction website. Also provides fantasy-style sports games to play.[70] – ‘India’s no. 1 Entertainment Portal’

ROO Group Inc (5% increasing to 10% with performance targets)

News Digital Media[71] – Australia’s most popular news website in 2013 and as of April 2014[72]

News Lab

Job Search, Upload your Resume, Find employment[73] (50%) – recruitment advertisement website in partnership with Monster Worldwide. – more than just another classifieds website[74][75]

Local Business Directory Australia[76]

Moshtix | Live Entertainment Tickets[77] – a ticket retailer

Learning Seat[78]

Wego[79] News owns minority stake in Cheap Flights, Hotels and Travel Deals

Weair[80] News owns minority stake in حجز طيران – ارخص تذاكر طيران | WeAir

Netus (75%) – investment co. in online properties.

REA Group (60.7%)

Real Estate, Property & Homes For Sale

Business Services s.r.l. [81] Access our internationalization service opens to endless proposals and possibilities of rooting in markets around the world.

Case e appartamenti in vendita[82] (69.4%), Sky Italia also holds a 30.6% share

atHome group, operator of leading realestate websites in Luxembourg, France, Belgium and Germany.

Altowin (51%), provider of office management tools for realestate agents in Belgium.

Zoopla > Search Property to Buy, Rent, House Prices, Estate Agents[83] (50%), News International holds the remaining 50%

Sherlock Publications, owner of Houses and Flats for Sale portal and magazine titles ‘Hot Property’, ‘Renting’ and ‘Overseas’

Estate agents and letting agents, most comprehensive UK estate agent directory.

PropertyLook, property websites in Australia and New Zealand.

Home Renovation Ideas – Tips For Renovating Bathroom, Kitchen & More[84] home renovation and improvement website.

Square Foot Limited, Hong Kong’s largest English Language property magazine and website

Primedia – Holding co. of Inside DB, a Hong Kong lifestyle magazine.

TadpoleNet Media[85] (10%) Hosts of[86]

New Zealand

Fatso – leading online DVD subscription service (ownership through stake in Sky Network Television).

Fox Networks – one of the largest international ad networks.

Expedient InfoMedia[87] blog network.



Other assets Edit

Broadsystem Ltd (UK) – Telephony provider for media companies, bought in 1991

Broadsystem Australia (Australia)

Broadsystem Ventures (UK) – provider of cheap-rate telephone calls, particularly for customers of Sky Television. Bought outright in 1999.

Jamba! – Mobile entertainment, mobile handsets Personalisation/games.

News Outdoor Group – Largest outdoor advertising company in Eastern Europe with over 70,000 ads including billboards and bus shelters, operating in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, Israel, Poland, Romania, Russia (96 cities), Turkey and Ukraine.

Maximedia Israel (67%)

Mosgorreklama (50%) – Russia sign and marketing material manufacturer

Kamera Acikhava Reklamclik (?) – leading outdoor advertising company in Turkey

Australian Associated Press (45%) – real time news service.

STATS, Inc. (50%) – world’s leading provider of sporting information and statistical analysis (a JV with Associated Press)

Fox Sports Grill (50%) – Upscale sports bar and restaurant with 7 locations: Scottsdale, Arizona; Irvine, California; Seattle; Plano, Texas; Houston; San Diego; and Atlanta.

Fox Sports Skybox (70%) – Sports fans’ Bar & Grill at Staples Center and six airport restaurants.

News America Marketing (US) – (100%) – nation’s leading marketing services company, products include a portfolio of in-store, home-delivered and online media under the SmartSource brand.

Rotana (19%) – Largest Arab entertainment company owned by Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal

The Daily – iPad only newspaper delivered daily.

Making Fun – social game developer for making games for social networking sites, smartphones, tablets and other devices.[90]

Anyone with this much media influence and who can control so much of people’s beliefs and opinion by having his own agenda as the principals of his outlets is surely the most powerful man in the world.