1 – Correct
The Right promotes freedom and prosperity of the business which means that businesses should not be regulated and should be allowed to do things, which help them prosper. This is what newspaper owners do. Newspaper owners use their power and influence, which can be favourable for their businesses.
2 – Wrong
We cannot infer what political opinion is presented in the British press. So the 2nd statement cannot be concluded from the above passage.
So A is the answer.