James Murdoch becomes chairman of Sky

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James Murdoch will be taking over as chairman of the board for European broadcaster Sky, a move that will renew speculation that his family’s media empire will try to take over the company, in which it already has a stake.

The 43-year-old is the second son of tycoon Rupert Murdoch, whose family assets include The Wall Street Journal, Fox News and the 20th Century Fox movie studios.

James Murdoch will succeed Nicholas Ferguson four years after resigning from what was then known as BSkyB amid the phone-hacking scandal. …

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Via: Mashable: Media

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