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  1. Michael Wolff on Fox's Shakespearean Drama as James Murdoch Grabs the Throne

    8:00 am 6/17/2015

    For two decades, Rupert Murdoch grew a $70 billion business with two channels of power — his adult children and the lieutenants who openly heaped derision on them — that sometimes overlapped. Murdoch, in his way, even may have used his executives in a long cat-and-mouse game to help hold his progeny — at times divided even among themselves — at bay.Read more

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  2. Fox Shake-Up: Is a Replacement Needed for Chase Carey?

    8:00 am 6/17/2015

    Carey's new role and Peter Rice's focus on TV mean mean a missing executive layer — for now.Read more

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  3. What James and Lachlan Murdoch Can Learn From the Warner Brothers' Sibling Betrayal

    8:00 am 6/17/2015

    Harry Warner had the company stolen by brother Jack, claims his granddaughter: "My grandfather had a heart attack [almost immediately afterward], and he died a couple of years later. The whole family was completely torn apart."Read more

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  4. It's Official: James Murdoch to Become 21st Century Fox CEO

    7:29 am 6/15/2015

    The conglomerate's board approved the succession plan, effective July 1, which will see Rupert Murdoch focus on his chairman role and Lachlan Murdoch become executive co-chairman.Read more

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  5. Fox’s Sky Stake in Focus Amid Management Shake-Up

    3:44 am 6/12/2015

    “This will inevitably cause speculation as to whether Fox will sell its stake in Sky or, vice versa, launch another bid for the remaining shares,” says one analyst.Read more

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  6. Rupert Murdoch to Drop Fox CEO Title: Wall Street Reacts

    8:48 am 6/11/2015

    Analysts say the move continues the elevation of the mogul's sons, but some investors will have governance concerns given that the top level of management will be in the hands of the Murdoch family once Chase Carey leaves.Read more

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  7. Rupert Murdoch to Step Down as 21st Century Fox CEO

    7:20 am 6/11/2015

    The 84-year-old media mogul will retain his chairman duties, with son James expected to become CEO.Read more

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  8. The Introspective Roger Ailes: Fox News' Chief on Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Brian Williams' Future ("I'd Put Him Back") and His Own

    10:50 pm 4/17/2015

    Ailes, 74, arguably the most powerful person of the next election, opens up about Rupert Murdoch, his dislikes (Elisabeth Murdoch's "creepy" ex-husband Matthew Freud), that MLK photo in his office and lesbian friends ("People don't know me"), and the new field of candidates as he grows his $15 billion empire.Read more

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  9. James Murdoch Meets With Indian Prime Minister

    11:57 am 3/27/2015

    The 21st Century Fox co-COO and Uday Shankar, the CEO of the conglomerate's Star India, sat down with Narendra Modi.Read more

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