James Murdoch resigned Friday from the board of directors of News Corp., the publishing arm of his family's media empire, in a very public sign of dissent that typically plays out behind closed doors. The rupture capped a period of intensifying criticism of the coverage and views offered by the news empire created by his father Rupert Murdoch. Those include News Corp.'s publications such as The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post and a sister Murdoch company, the Fox News Channel. Such criticism has come from outside observers, current news staffers for the Journal and Fox , and James himself. On Friday, he released a terse letter to the board signaling a broad philosophical clash with his father and older brother though he did not divulge...
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James Murdoch Quits Family Media Empire News Corp After 'Disagreements'