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Sunday, June 17, 2012
The moment of Wendi Murdoch's public ascension
Rupert and Wendi
Observers had viewed Rupert Murdoch's third wife as little more than a trophy spouse -- until an incident last summer during his parliamentary testimony on a U.K. phone hacking scandal that's roiling News Corp.'s leadership.
Now, in off-the-record interviews for a revealing New York Times story this weekend, people close to the company wonder: Could Wendi Murdoch take over the family controlled media empire?