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What Rupert Murdoch Is Really Thinking

This is what we imagine is going through the media mogul’s mind in the photos on his Tumblr page.

1. “You’re right, horse: Newspapers do need paywalls to survive.”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

2. “I’m supposed to say that in my speech?”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

3. “Global media barons can never have too many yellow T-shirts.”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

4. “Not only did will.i.am forget to bring his glasses to the photo shoot, but he’s also wearing a hat. Indoors!”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

5. “I’m the chairman of a cash-rich publishing company, you’re goddamned right I get to wear the championship belt.”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

6. “If I do this jig, will you edit the Post’s sports section?”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

7. “Do these two people work for me?”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

8. “Robert, I gave your company $2.6 billion in cash; put a smile on and drink some OJ.”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

9. “OK, Brett, you are better looking than me, but have you ever been on The Simpsons?”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

10. “Is there a newspaper in that hut I can buy?”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

11. “This is brilliant! Our sales software also uses the inverted pyramid!”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

12. “Hmm, how much do you think I can move News Corp’s stock if I just press enter?”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

13. “This city is even more forbidden than the U.K. satellite TV market.”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

14. “Hop away, you magnificent Australian. Hop away.”

Murdoch Here / Via murdochhere.tumblr.com

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Matthew Zeitlin is a business reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Zeitlin reports on Wall Street and big banks.
Contact Matthew Zeitlin at matt.zeitlin@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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