Technology has moved the tectonic plates beneath the Murdoch empire.
Regulators are blocking his attempts to expand his reign in the UK.
And shareholders in 21st Century Fox are threatening to force the unwinding of the voting structure that allows the Murdoch family to control it.
Add to the mix the fact that a bunch of giant corporate predators are eyeing off the company’s programming and distribution assets, and the recipe for change is clear enough.
It is hard to imagine that the empire won’t look radically different in a year.
It’s equally hard to imagine a global media landscape in which Rupert Murdoch is not the m…