Murdoch and the disruption of a dynasty

With the sale of most of his company to Disney, the media tycoon is going back to his roots in news.

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Executive Chairman of News Corp., Rupert Murdoch, gives the annual Lowy Lecture at the Town Hall in Sydney, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. The Lowy Institute is a think tank that researches political, strategic and economic issues — AP Photo/Rick Rycroft

By Matthew Garrahan

The surprise hit on London’s West End this autumn has been a play about an upstart newspaper man. James Graham’s Ink transports audiences back to 1969 when Rupert Murdoch bought a…

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