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And Yes, Rupert Would Really Like To Own New York Times. Really.

The professional contrarian Michael Wolff is coming out with his Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News early next year, and Vanity Fair runs some excerpts ahead of the launch. Among other juicy bits, as if you needed more proof, Murdoch really, really wants to own the New York Times, and was possibly the one responsible for spreading the rumor about Bloomberg being interested in buying NYT. This despite everybody around him continues to tell him that buying the Times is pretty much impossible.

Writes Wolff: “It