James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board, cites 'disagreements' with editorial coverage


James Murdoch resigned from the News Corporation board of directors on Friday.

Murdoch's resignation is effective immediately, according to the company, and decreases the board's size to 10 members.

"My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company's news outlets and certain other strategic decisions," Murdoch said in a letter announcing his decision.

James is the son of Rupert Murdoch, the former CEO and chairman of News Corp and the current executive chairman. His brother, Lachlan Murdoch, is co-chairman of the board.

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