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Steve Jobs Joins Rupert Murdoch for The Daily Launch

Written on January 12, 2011 by B Waldorf

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Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch will come together to launch 'The Daily' next week in San Francisco.

According to Cutline, ’s big boss will join News Corp head on stage to launch the newest magazine for iPad called next week.

The media big wigs will make an appearance together at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for the launch.

As Yahoo! News speaks of it:

“Known as The Daily, Murdoch’s iPad publication has been the talk of the media world over the past couple months, and the News Corp. chief has even dubbed it his “No. 1 most exciting project.” The hush-hush project has been taking shape at the company’s Manhattan headquarters, but it will also have staffers in Los Angeles.Jesse Angelo left Murdoch’s New York Post, where he was second in command, to run The Daily, and former Viacom digital distribution boss Greg Clayman came aboard to run the business side. Murdoch is reportedly willing to sink $30 million into the project.The cash infusion has spurred The Daily into a high-profile hiring spree over the past couple of months. So far, Angelo and his team have brought in a number of top-notch journalists from media outlets such as the New Yorker, the Daily Beast, Forbes, AOL and Politico.”

Another news leaked out saying that Murdoch and Jobs are working on a project together but the plans are not yet confirmed. Jobs is also rumored to be joining the Verizon Wireless CEO Lewell McAdam for the Verizon iPhone launch.

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