The News Corp boss did not make a single reference to Dubai in his speech at Abu Dhabi’s glitzy media summit. But he still has links to the emirate’s high-profile business leaders (albeit via Kate Moss).
March 10, 2010 11:20 by kippreport
Rupert Murdoch, chairman and CEO of News Corporation, is currently attending the three-day Abu Dhabi Media Summit; his company’s subsidiary, Fox International Channels, has just announced major plans for expansion in the emirate.
Murdoch, who will celebrate his 79th birthday on Thursday, is credited with having built one of the most successful media empires in the world; News Corp had total annual revenues of around $30 billion as of December 31 2009.
Murdoch’s empire comprises the Fox movie studio and TV network, satellite TV operations, more than 100 newspapers and an internet division that includes social networking site MySpace. It is spread across the globe, predominantly in the US, Europe, Australia, Asia and Latin America.
The media mogul depends on many entertainers to keep his revenues rolling, and one of the famous celebrities, who enjoys three shows on Fox is …
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