Photos: British cellphone hacking scandal escalates
The media mogul’s influence spreads worldwide, from his beginnings in Australia through his successes in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Oct. 4, 1969 Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch with 14-month-old daughter Elisabeth and second wife Anna Torv at their home in Sussex Gardens in London. Following the recent resignation and arrest of News International CEO Rebekah Brooks, reports suggest Elisabeth Murdoch has emerged as a front-runner for a seat on News Corp.'s board. Chris Ware/Getty Images