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Murdoch resigns from several News Corp. boards
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has his sights set on conquering ESPN, which remains not only America's most popular sports channel, but also the most popular cable channel period.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has his sights set on conquering ESPN, which remains not only America's most popular sports channel, but also the most popular cable channel period.
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spokeswoman for News International, the British arm of News Corp., has confirmed that chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch resigned as director of several News Corp. subsidiary boards. It was not immediately clear which of News Corp.'s U.S. boards Murdoch had left. The company played down the resignations as merely "a corporate housecleaning exercise prior to the company split." On June 28, News Corp. announced that it would separate its publishing business from its much more profitable media and entertainment business — forming two distinct, publicly traded companies.

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