Listen: London, Rupert Murdoch And Bruce discussed on The Frame
"This playbook works in practice. Well, let me tell you a story in early story of Murdoch's origins Rupert Murdoch having gotten his empire underway. Solidly in Australia for turns to London and in the late sixties buys the news the world, a major tabloid. He buys the UK son, another big tabloid. He takes an active does into his papers, even dying into the composing room to supervise Watson the pace, Bruce. The next day sedation. He wants more he wants to on the times of London establishment broadsheet that speaks to the elite. So he has the whole market kind of covered. But he runs into a problem. The United Kingdom had strict media roles. They don't want one person to own that much influenced him so many newspapers in the single market London. But. Come with us. Pessimistic. We have full of hope he finds a solution in getting behind Margaret Thatcher conservative icon, rising, right. Leaning star of British politics puts his tablets behind her and creams her rivals and creams, the left leaning labor party. And when she gets into office lo and behold, the regulators who could get in the way of a deal like buying the times of London. Look the other way. So now, he's got three giant newspapers in London cycle"