He's famous for building one of the largest media empires in the world with interests in television, film, internet, newspapers and publishing.
He is the founder, a major share-holder, chairman and managing director of News Corp.
The most popular newspapers he owns are The Times, the Daily Mirror and The Sunday Times.
He has been accused of undermining the quality of the Press.
"The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow" - Rupert Murdoch
He doesn't want search engines to be free anymore; he said that he will block everything from his newspaper that comes from the popular search engine Google. "I think we will remove our websites from Google's search index, but that's when we start changing" - Rupert Murdoch
The Google boys responded with "He can block us if he wants to"