What's Next for News Corp After James Murdoch Steps Down?

Thursday, March 01, 2012

In July 2011, News of the World went down in flames after employees of the British tabloid were accused of engaging in phone hacking and police bribery. In response to the scandal, News International’s CEO, James Murdoch handed over the reigns to Tom Mockridge, and took on the title Executive Chairman instead. On Thursday, James Murdoch stepped down from that position as well. According to his father, Rupert, James is now in News Corp's New York headquarters, working on pay television and international operations. But is it too little too late for News Corp?

Lowell Bergman is a correspondent for the Frontline documentary "Murdoch's Scandal." Frontline is co-produced by our partner WGBH and will air on PBS on Tuesday, March 27.


Lowell Bergman

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Kristen Meinzer

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