Occupation: Media mogul, owner of News Corp.
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Murdoch, who's been at the helm of a media empire since 1980, now looks to save an entire industry. As a strong voice advocating for paid online content he owns the Wall Street Journal, one of the lone big newspapers charging readers on the Internet he pushes hard for pay walls, reminding pundits that "quality journalism is not cheap."
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