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This Happened—November 7: The World's Club Scene Would Never Be The Same

He may be the most well-known DJ of our time: David Guetta’s songs have garnered over 10 billion online streams.

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His music has become culturally universal and is played on the radio and at parties and clubs around the world, but most know little about the man behind the tables.

Where is David Guetta from?

Guetta was born Pierre David Guetta in Paris, where he grew up and spent much of his early life. In the 1980s, Guetta began to DJ at clubs in Paris, where the revolutionary French Electronic music scene was in its prime.

What is David Guetta's style?

Unlike many other DJs in the French capital, Guetta found new ways of infusing hip hop with house music.

Once Guetta found his sound, it didn’t take long for him to rise to stardom with his big hit "One Love."

He has worked with a diverse array of artists including Snoop Dogg, John Legend, Sia, and Timbaland, meaning he has been able to transcend genre and expand to markets throughout the world. Happy Birthday David Guetta!

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Murdoch's Resignation Adds To Biden Good Luck With The Media — A Repeat Of FDR?

Robert Murdoch's resignation from Fox News Corp. so soon before the next U.S. presidential elections begs the question of how directly media coverage has impacted Joe Biden as a figure, and what this new shift in power will mean for the current President.

Close up photograph of a opy of The Independent features Rupert Murdoch striking a pensive countenance as his 'News of the World' tabloid newspaper announced its last edition will run

July 7, 2011 - London, England: A copy of The Independent features Rupert Murdoch striking a pensive countenance as his 'News of the World' tabloid newspaper announced its last edition will run July 11, 2011 amid a torrid scandal involving phone hacking.

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Michael J. Socolow

Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States of America on Jan. 20, 2021.

Imagine if someone could go back in time and inform him and his communications team that a few pivotal changes in the media would occur during his first three years in office.

There’s the latest news that Rubert Murdoch, 92, stepped down as the chairperson of Fox Corp. and News Corp. on Sept. 21, 2023. Since the 1980s, Murdoch, who will be replaced by his son Lachlan, has been the most powerful right-wing media executivein the U.S.

While it’s not clear whether Fox will be any tamer under Lachlan, Murdoch’s departure is likely good news for Biden, who reportedly despises the media baron.

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