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Rupert Murdoch Stereotypes

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In May 2003, Rupert Murdoch became the poster-boy for critics of media deregulation in the United States, when borrowing from the tabloid style of Murdoch’s very own news organizations, several grassroots groups banded together to place full-page display ads in major newspapers, featuring four close-up shots of a scowling Murdoch over a banner headline that read, ‘This Man Wants to Control the News in America’ (https: //www.moveon. org/monopoly/). Widely characterized as the quintessential global media baron, Murdoch was then in the process of acquiring Direct TV in the US and Telepiu in Italy, key links in a global satellite TV empire that spans Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. In the eyes of many, this gives Murdoch unprecedented
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