Rupert Murdoch quotes  

Rupert Murdoch is one of global business' most divisive figures. The Australian-American magnate inherited the News Limited business in 1952 and turned it into what is now known as News Corporation, the world's second largest media conglomerate. With television stations, publishing houses and newspapers in the UK, Australia, the USA and Papua New Guinea, it is an extraordinarily powerful enterprise that came from humble beginnings. Along with his exorbitant wealth, Murdoch has garnered plenty of criticism and controversy over the years, yet he remains one of the most skilful strategists and canny investors in world business. That makes these quotes from him essential reading for any business person with big ambitions.
In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
Money is not the motivating force. It's nice to have money, but I don't live high. What I enjoy is running the business.
I try to keep in touch with the details... I also look at the product daily. That doesn't mean you interfere, but it's important occasionally to show the ability to be involved. It shows you understand what's happening.
I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on.
Bury your mistakes.
Advances in the technology of telecommunications have proved an unambiguous threat to totalitarian regimes everywhere.
As an immigrant, I chose to live in America because it is one of the freest and most vibrant nations in the world. And as an immigrant, I feel an obligation to speak up for immigration policies that will keep America the most economically robust, creative and freedom-loving nation in the world.
Somebody talked me into writing an autobiography about six or seven years ago. And I said I'd try. We talked into a tape recorder, and after a couple of months, I said, To hell with it. I was so depressed. It was like saying, 'This is the end.' I was more interested in what the hell was coming the next day or the next week.
 
News Corp is a global diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers and businesses throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia and pay-TV distribution in Australia.

 

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