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Friday, December 26, 2003
From the Newsweek "Who's Next" issue profile of James Murdoch, son of Rupert:
After a rough start with NewsCorp at 15 (as an intern at the Sydney Mirror, he was snapped napping at a press conference by a rival paper), he studied film and history at Harvard. He left without graduating in 1995 to cofound Rawkus Records, a hip-hop label. James and the partners then sold Rawkus. The buyer? NewsCorp, where James became chief of its music division.
Aha! El-P's anti-corporate stance suddenly becomes a lot more clear. "What motive did he have, your honor?" "An encounter with the Murdoch family..."