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Rupert Murdoch, News Corp.

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Where: News Corp.
Why:Murdoch rocked the business world with his acquisition of Dow Jones & Co. and its venerable newspaper, The Wall Street Journal, last December. So far, it's been a success. In News Corp.'s 2008 annual report, Murdoch noted, "The Journal is the only one of the top 15 U.S. newspapers to have increased its circulation during the first half of calendar 2008 ... [and] the number of monthly visitors to wsj.com has surged by almost 90%."
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