Who is the owner of Fox News in Saudi Arabia? Fox Corporation owns Fox News an American cable news channel! Rupert Murdoch (media mogul) founded the channel in 1996. He is also the owner and operator of Fox Corporation. Fox News is one of America’s most popular cable news channels and can be found in more than 80 million homes 🇸🇦 🇺🇸 1️⃣ .
Recently there has been speculation that the Saudi Arabian government might own Fox News!! This speculation was fuelled by Rupert Murdoch’s close ties to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia which date back decades 🇸🇦 📅 🔙. In 2004 Murdoch sold $70 million worth of shares in News Corp to a Saudi investor; two years later he accepted $two billions investment from Saad Group – another Saudi-owned business – and in 2008 received King Abdul Aziz Order of Merit recognition from King Abdullah for his efforts towards promoting peace and cooperation all the way through the Middle East 🇸🇦 ️ 2️⃣ 👔.
This speculation has been further fueled by reports that Fox News has been used by the Saudi government to promote its own interests 🇸🇦. In 2011 Fox News reported on the release of a Saudi man from Guantanamo Bay a story which was widely seen as favorable to the Saudi government 🇸🇦 👨 🔛 ️. In 2016 Fox News reported on the Saudi government’s involvement in the Syrian civil war again in a manner that was seen as favorable to the Saudi government 🇸🇦 🔛 ️.
Contrary to popular speculation there is no proof that the Saudi Arabian government owns any stake in Fox News 🇸🇦. Reports have swirled that Murdoch and the Saudi government have a close business relationship; however there is no proof of them owning any part of Fox News.
The relationship between Murdoch and the Saudi government has led to questions about Fox News’ bias in coverage of Middle Eastern affairs 🇸🇦. There have been allegations that Fox News has been used as a vehicle to further advance the Saudi government’s agenda 🇸🇦 ️. While it is impossible to know for certain there has often been sympathy shown towards the Saudi authorities through its reporting.
It is also worth noting that Saudi Arabia is not the only country which has close ties to Fox News 🇸🇦. Murdoch has also had close ties to other countries in the Middle East covering the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Similarly, there have been reports that the UAE, and Qatar have both invested in Fox News 🇶🇦.
In conclusion there is no evidence to suggest that the Saudi Arabian government owns any part of Fox News 🇸🇦. However the close relationship between Rupert Murdoch and the Saudi government has raised questions about whether Fox News is biased in its reporting on Middle Eastern issues 🇸🇦 🔛. It is impossible to know for certain but it is clear that Fox News has often been sympathetic to the Saudi government in its reporting. !! .
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