Rupert Murdoch

A Chinese Hacker’s Identity Unmasked

China and the United States have traded accusations of hacking following reports that The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post were all infiltrated by allegedly Chinese intruders. Google’s Eric Schmidt...

Murdoch Urges China to Open Up to Media

From Wall Street Journal: News Corp. Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch urged China’s government to allow its media companies to take advantage of the opportunities in new media by addressing copyright piracy and a lack of...

U.S. Media See a Path to India in China’s Snub

In a reversal from their previous optimism about China, foreign media companies are becoming disillusioned with their prospects there and moving to other markets, notably India. The New York Times reports: Media executives still...

Murdoch: China, India Will Reshape the World

In his native country Australia, media mogul Rupert Murdoch recently delivered a speech about the future of India and China and their importance in remaking the global order. From AP: He said China and India are great countries...

How to Do Guilt-Free Business with Beijing

From SK-II’s problem in China and Japan’s international trade fight to rumors about Carrefour supporting free-Tibet activists, global companies are running into political problems inside China. From the Financial...

The Political Re-Education of Rupert Murdoch

Slate Magazine writes about the recent book by Rupert Murdoch’s former right-hand man in China, Rupert’s Adventures in China: How Murdoch Lost a Fortune and Found a Wife, which has recently been published in Britain...

Murdoch Apologized to China, New Book Claims

Media baron Rupert Murdoch apologized to Jiang Zemin and Li Peng in a 1997 letter, years after claiming that communications technologies were a threat to totalitarian regimes, according to a forthcoming book by a former News...

Murdoch’s Publishing Arm to Distribute Chinese Military Travel Book – AP

Another project brought to you by Rupert Murdoch as he makes his way back into the China market: A travel book published by China’s military will be distributed around the world by a publishing arm of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. in time for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the People’s Liberation Army Daily said. …Murdoch’s pursuit […]

WSJ Editor Says Murdoch’s Buyout Won’t Affect China Coverage – AP

From AP, via International Herald Tribune: Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of The Wall Street Journal will not affect its coverage of China, the newspaper’s editor said Tuesday, rejecting concerns he could interfere in editorial decisions to strengthen his Chinese business interests. “My expectation is that there will be no change in our China coverage,” Paul Steiger, […]

News Corp Chief Hits Back at China Kowtow Accusations – Aline van Duyn and Joshua Chaffin

Rupert Murdoch denies to the Financial Times accusations that he would interfere in the Wall Street Journal’s China coverage if his bid for the paper is successful: Rupert Murdoch, News Corp’s chief executive, yesterday defended himself against accusations that he had allowed political pressure from the Chinese government to influence his business decisions. Speaking to […]

Murdoch Extends His Net to China – David Smith

From The Observer: MySpace, the world’s most popular online social network, has launched a version of its website in China, despite fears among human rights campaigners that users will be censored or spied on by the totalitarian Communist state. Rupert Murdoch, the chairman of News Corp, which owns MySpace, said last year that the company […]

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