Tue. Aug 4th, 2020

James Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Board As Fox Rape Channel Faces Onslaught of Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Days after all of Fox News Channel’s (Fox Rape Channel) received a massive lawsuit naming top anchors, Former 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch has resigned from the board of News Corp., the parent company of the Wall Street Journal.

In a letter of resignation filed Friday afternoon, Murdoch wrote: “My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company’s news outlets and certain other strategic decisions.”

James Murdoch had been on News Corp.’s board of directors since 2013.

News Corp. is one of two media companies controlled by James’ father Rupert Murdoch and the Murdoch family. The other is Fox Corp., the parent company of Fox News and the Fox broadcast network, which was created after 21st Century Fox sold its entertainment assets to The Walt Disney Company.

Murdoch stepped down as Fox CEO following the sale, with his brother Lachlan Murdoch becoming CEO, and father Rupert becoming co-chairman. News Corp., which owns the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, New York Post, News U.K. and newspaper and TV assets in Australia, is run by CEO Robert Thomson.

In a joint statement released after the letter was made public, Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch said “We’re grateful to James for his many years of service to the company. We wish him the very best in his future endeavors.”

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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett

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