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Being a successor versus being an heiress

The business news today is full of the decision by Rupert Murdoch to pass his News Corp media empire on to his two sons, Lachlan and James. 341 more words

Rupert Murdoch: Where Media Giant Meets Mom-and-Pop Store

Rupert Murdoch has firmly ensconced his sons, Lachlan and James, in high-ranking positions in his media empire – to outside appearances treating the company as if it were a mom-and-pop store, where the keys can be passed down to the kids. 379 more words

Columns

Murdoch Moves: What Lachlan and James' Ascent Means for Fox

News that Lachlan Murdoch was returning to the fold and James Murdoch was getting a promotion at 21st Century Fox caught many people on the Fox lot by surprise on Wednesday. 545 more words

News

The Murdoch media dynasty has a new line of succession

Lachlan Murdoch is back in line to get the keys to his father Rupert’s media empire.

Overnight, the 42-year-old Sydney-based businessman and prodigal son was appointed… 375 more words

Lachlan Murdoch Named Co-Chairman of News Corp and 21st Century Fox

News Corp NWSA -0.63% and 21st Century Fox Inc. FOXA +0.74% on Wednesday named Lachlan Murdoch as nonexecutive co-chairman, marking his re-emergence as a force at the businesses nine years after he resigned his executive positions at the old News Corp.

Media

Murdoch Shuffle: Lachlan Returns to Fox, News Corp.; James Upped to Co-COO

LONDON — Lachlan Murdoch has returned to the fold to take a leading role within his father’s empire after several years’ break. Rupert Murdoch said Lachlan was a “strategic and talented executive with a rich knowledge of our businesses.” Meanwhile, Lachlan’s younger brother James has been given an elevated role within the hierarchy. 710 more words

News

Vice has James Murdoch on the board and wants to embed with the Occupy movement

The New York Times Magazine has an interview with Vice founder Shane Smith, where he tells about Vice News, the objectiveness of journalism, the ‘controversial’ trip to North Korea and why Vice is now partly owned by Rupert Murdoch’s – even more controversial – News Corp. 188 more words

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