James Murdoch loses top job at News Corp

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    London (Financial Times) -- News Corp has moved to distance James Murdoch from its troubled newspaper brands in the UK announcing that he would step down as executive chairman of News International.

    "James Murdoch, deputy chief operating officer, has relinquished his position as executive chairman of News International, its UK publishing unit," News Corp said in a statement.

    "Tom Mockridge, chief executive officer of News International, will continue in his post and will report to News Corporation president and COO [chief operating officer] Chase Carey."

    The company said he would now focus on the expansion of the international TV business.

    Rupert Murdoch, chairman and chief executive, News Corp, said: "We are all grateful for James' leadership at News International and across Europe and Asia, where he has made lasting contributions to the group's strategy in paid digital content and its efforts to improve and enhance governance programs."

    James Murdoch steps down as head of NI - CNN.com
     
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    First North Korea and now this.

    Evil is being defeated all over the world.
     
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    He's only stepped down from print press to focus on broadcast media. He remains deputy chief operating officer of parent group News Corporation.

    Much ado about nothing.
     
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    This is true. :)
     
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    Come on now CG.

    If Chris didn't have that NOTHING to gloat over what the hell would he post??
     
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    His title is disingenuous at best.... he didn't 'lose' his job. He resigned... and he's smart to do so. Broadcast media has a stronger future than print.... and James is ideally placed to push News Corp's broadcast arm into a stronger position for decades to come.

    Only a fucking moron would see this as a 'win' for anyone... other than James Murdock.
     
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    Who runs your automated thread starter? Media Matters or Obama?
     
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    The criminal conspiracy that is Fox News is unraveling.
     
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    You fucking wish. LOL
     

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