US newspaper biz has never seen a guy quite like Murdoch

New York Times
In the dozen years since he’s moved his base of operations to this country, Rupert Murdoch has insinuated himself into the political and financial fabric of the United States. “His vast media holdings give him a gamut of tools — not just campaign contributions, but also jobs for former government officials and media exposure that promotes allies while attacking adversaries, sometimes viciously — all of which he has used to further his financial interests and establish his legitimacy in the United States,” says the Times in a four-byline story.

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