Disney-Fox deal: what it means for the Murdochs and their media empire

Family retains control of Fox News and News Corp newspapers including the Sun, Times and Wall Street JournalRupert Murdoch has been giving particular attention to who takes over control of his media interests since 2014, when Lachlan returned to the family business a decade after leaving (reportedly due to tensions with the late Fox News founder Roger Ailes). Since then there has been a power-sharing arrangement between younger son James, the 45-year-old chief executive of 21st Century Fox and chairman of Sky, and Lachlan, the 46-year-old co-chairman of 21st Century Fox and News Corp, home to publishing assets including the Sun, Times and Wall Street Journal. Between them, they straddle a Murdoch empire split into two separately listed entities: 21st Century Fox, and News Corp. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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