Rupert Murdoch's Other Network

Rupert Murdoch was in his element as he hobnobbed with Washington's power elite at the White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner on Apr. 29. The News Corp. chairman sat with Senator Alfonse M. D'Amato (R-N.Y.) and they chatted a bit about a Federal Communications Commission probe of charges that Murdoch hid his foreign company's huge equity stake in the Fox network. D'Amato didn't need much convincing. "I think [the investigation] is terrible," D'Amato griped. "It's a political vendetta."

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