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PETER BALE: Why did James Murdoch fly the coop?

Peter Bale
Mon, 03 Aug 2020

Sons and heirs: Lachlan and James Murdoch in 2016
Peter Bale
Mon, 03 Aug 2020
Sons and heirs: Lachlan (left) and James (right) Murdoch in 2016Dynasties, political, royal or business, are inherently fascinating, open to speculation and intrigue: none more so than Rupert Murdoch and the struggle between his two sons. James Murdoch’s resignation on Friday from News Corp, which holds many of the news assets of the global media network his father created, is the latest dramatic moment in the saga of the Murdoch clan under 89-year-old Rupert. James, 47, said: "My resignation is due to disagreements over ce...

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