Know­ing the me­dia giant

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Ti­tle: The Man Who Owned the World Au­thor: Michael Wolff Pub­lisher: Broad­way; Re­print edi­tion (2010) Pages: 480 Price: $7.96

The Man Who Owned the World is a story about the life of me­dia giant Ru­pert Mur­doch. If the man is not him­self in the news, he is busy buy­ing var­i­ous prod­ucts that dis­sem­i­nate news. The book de­picts be­hind-the-cam­era life of a per­son who owns al­most half the world’s news out­fits. Michael Wolff has tried to an­swer ques­tions about the in­flu­ence of Mur­doch over the world’s me­dia. Be­cause of the un­prece­dented ac­cess Wolff had to the man him­self, his family and net­work, he has been able to write about the won­drous growth of the $70 bil­lion in­dus­try which Mur­doch has helped cre­ate

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