News Corp's Rupert Murdoch: ‘I never asked a U.K. prime minister for anything’
Tue, 05/01/2012 - 07:09 EDT - Financial Post
Murdoch batted away accusations that he used his vast media empire to play puppet master to a succession of British leaders, electrifying a media inquiry that has shaken faith in David Cameron’s government
LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch on Saturday mocked the UK government's "mad" plans to lend more money to the International Monetary Fund and criticized its energy, education and tax policies after arriving in London ahead of his appearance at a media inquiry next week. The 81-year-old News Corp boss will appear before a senior judge in London's High Court on Wednesday and Thursday as part of an inquiry ordered by Prime Minister David Cameron to investigate standards in the British press. ...