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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. Fox News' Roger Ailes to Report to James and Lachlan Murdoch, Not Rupert

    2:14 pm 6/16/2015

    The Fox News chief will continue his "unique and long-standing relationship" with Rupert Murdoch, said a company spokesman.Read more

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  5. 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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  6. Rupert Murdoch Slams Hillary Clinton in Confusing Rant: "Promises Outlaw Free Speech About LGBT"

    2:19 pm 6/14/2015

    "Surely smart enough to know she was talking nonsense at yesterday's yesterday," the mogul tweeted Sunday.Read more

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  7. Murdoch Shake-Up: Fox Employees Caught Off Guard by CNBC Leak

    5:00 am 6/12/2015

    The media mogul is entrusting the future of his empire, including 20th Century Fox, to sons James and Lachlan. Read more

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  8. Murdoch Shake-Up: What to Expect From James and Lachlan's 21st Century Fox

    3:00 pm 6/11/2015

    While the younger Murdoch son has shown an interest in digital and younger-skewing media businesses, few expect a U-turn for Fox.Read more

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  9. Michael Wolff on Rupert Murdoch: How the Children Solved the Hollywood Problem (Analysis)

    1:22 pm 6/11/2015

    The elevation of his sons James and Lachlan to the ultimate corporate spots in this company is part of his effort to once and for all resolve the Hollywood issue — in his favor.Read more

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