Second-largest shareholder after the Murdoch Family Saudi Prince, Rupert Murdoch Discuss Alliances - WSJ.com Murdoch and the Prince's fortunes are very well entwined since Rupert bought equal shares in the Prince's media empire. Prince Talal's shares keep Murdoch safe from a "hostile takeover". The questions: 1. Why don't we ever see the Prince on Fox? 2. Why wasn't the Prince asked about his stake in a company that appears very anti Muslim and anti Arab. 3. Why wasn't he Prince asked about the telethons for the families of suicide bombers, not the victims, but the families of those who committed the atrocities?