The 2008 lecture series, A Golden Age of Freedom is presented by Mr Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, News Corporation.
On a wall in Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal office in Manhattan hangs a Russel Drysdale painting. It has traveled with him around the world. The Stockman and his Family depicts a pioneering Australia, steely and resilient in the face of solitude and hardship.
Values which he feels have taken us to where we are today - one of the most prosperous and peaceful nations on Earth.
But will these values see us through the times ahead?- Australia Broadcasting Corporation
Rupert Murdoch is an Australian-American global media mogul. He is the major shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation. He is ranked 13th most powerful person in the world in the 2010 Forbes' The World's Most Powerful People list.
Beginning with newspapers, magazines and television stations in his native Australia, Murdoch expanded News Corp into the UK, US and Asian media markets. In recent years has become a leading investor in satellite television, the film industry, the Internet and media. News Corp is based in New York.