Andrew Heathcote Rich Lists editor

Andrew is BRW's Rich lists editor and is responsible for the Rich 200 and Young Rich flagship issues. He also reports on matters relating to wealth and investment for BRW and The Australian Financial Review.

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In his own Tweets: Rupert Murdoch unfiltered

Published 07 February 2013 01:17, Updated 07 February 2013 06:15

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Rupert Murdoch’s adoption of Twitter gives a rare insight into the man who despite his well-known successes remains a mystery to most people. Twitter has given him a popular voice beyond the company he has spent five decades building.

Sometimes insightful, sometimes hilarious and sometimes just plain weird, Murdoch’s tweets are keenly followed by many fans and critics.

Here are some notable tweets from the man himself.

How did fat lady who fell thru street get to 400 lbs? Welfare, stamps, etc? Then leave us all with 20yrs immense health bills. 3:21 PM - 15 Jan 13.

World growing greener with increased carbon. Thirty years of satellite evidence. Forests growing faster and thicker. 12:51 PM - 6 Jan 13.

Why Is Jewish owned press so consistently anti-Israel in every crisis? 5:19 PM - 17 Nov 12.

Busy preparing for next week’s company AGM. Signs pretty peaceful, but any shareholders with complaints should take profits and sell! 3:41 PM - 11 Oct 12.

Watch Katie Holmes and Scientology story develop. Something creepy, maybe even evil, about these people. 7:56 AM - 1 Jul 12.

Proof you can’t trust anything in Australian Fairfax papers, unless you are just another crazy. 12:25 PM - 29 Mar 12.

Don’t understand Aussie politics. Can Kevin Rudd really come back and knife Gillard? Weird place mucking up great future. 2:28 PM - 4 Feb 12.

Agree about cinema prices which out of our control - but even more offensive are prices for popcorn and sodas. 2:11 PM - 15 Jan 12.