Rupert has the world by the balls!

September 1998
Mother Jones;Sep/Oct98, Vol. 23 Issue 5, The Mother Jones Extra p8
Presents news briefs pertaining to sports throughout the world, while looking at investments made by the News Corp. owned by media baron Rupert Murdoch. Investments and acquisitions made by News Corp. which includes the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team and For Sports Network, a cable television network; Information on News Corp. INSET: Zev Barow.


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