August 11, 2020

Murdoch heir quits News Corp board


Updated 9 hours ago ·
Published on 1 Aug 2020 7:00PM ·

James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch, says he has left News Corp board after clashes over editorial content. – AFP file pic, August 1, 2020.

FORMER 21st Century Fox chief executive James Murdoch, the son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from News Corp’s board citing clashes over editorial content, US regulators said.

The 47-year-old once seen as his father’s successor has been openly critical of some media coverage from publishing empire News Corp’s outlets in recent months.

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