James Murdoch resigns from News Corp., citing editorial differences

James Murdoch wearing glasses

The filing stated: "Mr. Murdoch informed the company that his resignation was due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company's news outlets and certain other strategic decisions".

Mediate's August Takala tweeted that Murdoch reportedly wants to "invest up to $1 billion in left-leaning media outlets". Lachlan is also executive chairman and CEO of Fox Corp, home to conservative news network Fox News, the Fox broadcast and sports networks and local TV stations.

James Murdoch had served on the board alongside his father and older brother Lachlan Murdoch. We wish him the very best in his future endeavors.

News Corp also owns a large chunk of Australia's media, including Foxtel, the Daily Telegraph and the Herald Sun.

A breakdown of Big Tech's big Q2 earnings
No wonder, when it became clear the antitrust hearing would be delayed , that the rescheduled hearing took place before earnings. In the latest quarter, Apple posted revenue of $59.7bn, an increase of 11pc from the same quarter previous year .

Fox News is now housed under the Fox Corporation, a separate business entity from News Corp.

Earlier this year, Murdoch and his wife, Kathryn, issued a statement that criticized the way that News Corp publications had covered the issue of climate change.

The News Corp umbrella includes papers such as The Wall Street Journal and New York Post.

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