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Scant shareholder support for Murdoch sons

NEW YORK — Rupert Murdoch was re-elected chairman of News Corp. with 84 percent of the votes cast during last week’s shareholders meeting but other members of the board, including his sons James and Lachlan, received far less support, according to figures released on Monday. James Murdoch, seen as the…

News Corp key shareholders mull ditching Murdoch board

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A growing number of News Corp shareholders with voting rights are considering sending a strong message of discontent to Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch by voting against several long-standing board members including his sons James and Lachlan. In the run up to Friday’s annual general meeting, holders…