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Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, an Australian philanthropist and the mother of News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch, has died. She was 103. She died in Australia at her home in Cruden Farm. Dame Elisabeth primarily devoted herself to charitable causes, but by virtue of marriage and progeny, she had a front row seat to the shifts in media that took place over the last century. She was the widow of Australian newspaper publisher Sir Keith Murdoch and was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Dbe) in 1963.   In a statement, Rupert »

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