Murdoch in India

Friday, September 05, 2003

Murdoch's media empire keeps expanding. Two months ago he acquired Direct TV, our largest satellite platform. Last week, he launched a 24 hour news channel in Italy, Sky Italia. And earlier this year, Murdoch also launched an entertainment channel in China, Starry Sky. He's long had his finger on the Indian market, second only to China in size of potential audience -- with many fewer government restrictions on program content. In April, Murdoch's Star India launched a news channel in India's national language, Hindi. From New Delhi, Miranda Kennedy reports.

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