7/1/12, "Rupert Murdoch: 'Doubtful' That Romney Will Beat Obama In 2012 Election," Huffington Post
"Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter on Sunday to weigh in the U.S. presidential election.
He added: "US election is referendum on Obama, all else pretty minor."
This is just the latest in a series of anti-Romney tweets. Last week, the News Corp CEO wrote that Romney "Seems to play everything safe, make no news except burn off Hispanics."Murdoch's criticism may come as a surprise to those who watch and follow right-leaning Fox News (which Murdoch owns.) The network has offered generally positive coverage of the GOP candidate."...
Obama all time leading recipient of News Corp. donations:
7/19/11, "Report: Obama top recipient of News Corp. donations," The Hill, G. Nagesh
"Political donations by News Corp., its employees and their families were evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, with President Obama the all-time leading recipient, according to a report from the Sunlight Foundation.The transparency watchdog noted Tuesday that Democrats received 51 percent of contributions while Republicans received 49 percent, despite the firm's highly publicized links to the GOP, such as a $1 million donation to the Republican Governors Association in August."...