Ken Auletta

New Yorker

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Author and contributor to the New Yorker

Ken Auletta on KCRW

In a surprise move, 83-year-old media mogul Rupert Murdoch is giving his two sons new positions in his companies, apparently setting them up to succeed him.

Murdoch Moves

In a surprise move, 83-year-old media mogul Rupert Murdoch is giving his two sons new positions in his companies, apparently setting them up to succeed him.

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In May, $400 million of debt will come due for the owners of the  New York Times . With advertising revenue practically disappearing, the timing couldn't be worse.

New York Times Given Junk Status

In May, $400 million of debt will come due for the owners of the New York Times . With advertising revenue practically disappearing, the timing couldn't be worse.

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