The Evening Standard

James Murdoch resigns from News Corporation editorial board

August 1, 2020

James Murdoch has quit the board of News Corporation over what he called Editorial content disagreements.

 

The youngest son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch is known as the more liberal member of the Murdoch family, while his more conservative older brother Lachlan is the heir apparent to the media empire.

 

Political differences in the family are widely known - Rupert Murdoch has thrown his support BEGHIND Donald Trump while James Murdoch has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to Joe Biden’s political campaign.

 

While the nature of the disagreements and the news outlets in question were not disclosed, the resignation follows a number of similar moves in recent years.

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