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
NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi found a fan in media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, who tweeted that he had "great hour" with the PM, calling him the "best leader in the most complex nation." Murdoch was among the top media moguls who met the PM at New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel. Making his pitch for smoother IPR regime, the PM said India not just valued intellectual property but also was doing everything to protect it, especially in this era of technology advancement.