William Shawcross

British journalist and author

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British journalist and author of Murdoch: The Making of a Media Empire

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The British police and the US Justice Department are investigating the way Rupert Murdoch has conducted an  empire  that spans the world of communications media.

Rupert Murdoch: Finance, Politics and Journalism

The British police and the US Justice Department are investigating the way Rupert Murdoch has conducted an empire that spans the world of communications media.

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Rupert Murdoch is best known in the US for  Fox News  and the  Wall Street Journal , but his  media empire  spans the world of communications.

Rupert Murdoch: Finance, Politics and Journalism

Rupert Murdoch is best known in the US for Fox News and the Wall Street Journal , but his media empire spans the world of communications.

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