Rupert Murdoch quotes take a look at the business world, internet, immigration, and other troubling topics that he has his own views about. His quotes talked about the internet and the role it plays in the business world. Other rich businessmen who have benefitted from the internet are Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Rupert Murdoch quotes touch on varying issues and you can see what many of these issues are below.
“We certainly employ a lot of immigrants at Fox... and we do not take any consistent anti-immigrant line.”
“Climate change poses clear, catastrophic threats. We may not agree on the extent, but we certainly can't afford the risk of inaction.”
“The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.”
“You can't build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.”
“As an immigrant, I chose to live in America because it is one of the freest and most vibrant nations in the world. And as an immigrant, I feel an obligation to speak up for immigration policies that will keep America the most economically robust, creative and freedom-loving nation in the world.”
“The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years. Someone the other day said, "It's the biggest thing since Gutenberg," and then someone else said "No, it's the biggest thing since the invention of writing."”
“The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years.”
“When you're a catalyst for change, you make enemies - and I'm proud of the ones I've got.”
“Money is not the motivating force. It's nice to have money, but I don't live high. What I enjoy is running the business.”
“Some of our businesses use more energy than others, but our strategy everywhere is the same.. first, reduce our use of energy as much as possible. Then, switch to renewable sources of power where it makes economic sense. And, over time, as a last resort, offset the emissions we can't avoid.”
“Why is Jewish owned press so consistently anti-Israel in every crisis?”
“No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude.”
“I'm not a knee-jerk conservative. I passionately believe in free markets and less government, but not to the point of being a libertarian.”
“In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.”
“The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.”
“I've operated and launched newspapers all over the world.”
“I was absolutely shocked, appalled and ashamed when I heard about the Milly Dowler case only two weeks ago.”
“Content is not just king, it is the emperor of all things electronic.”
“Is there any other industry [than the press] in this country which seeks to presume so completely to give the customer what he does not want?”
“The current days of the Internet will soon be over.”
“If you want to judge my thinking, look at The Sun.”
“All forms of government ultimately are not going to succeed in trying to control or censor the Internet.”
“As with all politically lead governments, foreign investment is the slowest in the media section. Politicians are somewhat paranoid about the media but we still think it's worthwhile.”
“Most newspaper companies still have their heads in the sand, but other media companies are aggressive.”
“Elections are when you have to make a choice. Perfection not often attainable!”
“I try to keep in touch with the details... I also look at the product daily. That doesn't mean you interfere, but it's important occasionally to show the ability to be involved. It shows you understand what's happening."
“I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on."
The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow."
Rupert Murdoch Biography
Rupert Murdoch is an American media mogul who was born in Australia. He is the founder of News Corp. and is very outspoken when it comes to other news agencies. The digital age has seen many news agencies turn to the internet for more information. Larry Page had this vision and co-founded Google Inc. Google is now one of the leading platforms for up to date news and information. This is something that Murdoch holds dear. You can read the Rupert Murdoch biography to learn more about him.
Rupert Murdoch Movie
The Rupert Murdoch movie is about what happened at Fox News during Murdoch’s time as chairman. It is based on the lives of three women who spoke out about how women were treated by men at the news agency. There are many other true stories that have been made into movies. Selma is one such movie that depicts many of the movements by Martin Luther King Jr. I hope something Murdoch had to say will be an inspiration to all who read about him.