How Bad Is News Corp.?

Michael Wolff on the state of the Murdoch empire and its Mob-like structure

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In my biography of Rupert Murdoch, I referred to News Corporation as Mafia-like, provoking the annoyance of my publisher’s libel lawyers. I explained to them that I did not mean to suggest this was an organized crime family, but instead was using “mafia” as a metaphor to imply that News Corp.

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