Who owns the British media?

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“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” – George Orwell

Rupert Murdoch: Owner of the Sun, Times, Sky, Fox and many others. Estimated wealth of $13 billion.

Sir David Rowat Barclay and Sir Frederick Hugh Barclay: Owners of the Telegraph, the Spectator and the Business. The Sunday Times Rich List of 2015 estimated their wealth at £6.5 billion.

Richard Desmond: Owner of the Daily Star and Daily Express. The 2016 Sunday Times Rich List reported his net worth at £2.25 billion, making him the 48th richest person in Britain.

Jonathan Harmsworth, 4th Viscount Rothermere: Owner of the Daily Mail. In April 2015, the Sunday Times estimated his net worth at £1 billion.