The powerful son of Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch has resigned from the board of directors of News Corp, the network's parent company, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
"My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Company’s news outlets and certain other strategic decisions," James Murdoch said in a statement.
Here's James Murdoch's resignation letter from News Corp. A spox for him says there will be no further comment and… https://t.co/ji83Op86fa— Oliver Darcy (@Oliver Darcy)1596231154.0
Here's some of what people were saying about the resignation:
James Murdoch already left 21st Century Fox, partly due to his disgust with Fox News. Now he's breaking off ties wi… https://t.co/1H9Evd28AT— Brian Stelter (@Brian Stelter)1596231769.0
Huge loss for News Corp, it will be very hard for them to find another director with James Murdoch’s unique skill s… https://t.co/VXTMgMp37e— Tom Gara (@Tom Gara)1596231709.0
I wonder if he had a problem with killing off some of their audience with a flood of Covid disinformation? "James… https://t.co/soMGkfimpR— Joshua Holland 🔥 (@Joshua Holland 🔥)1596231617.0
In January a spokesperson for James Murdoch exclusively told @thedailybeast “Kathryn and James’ views on climate ar… https://t.co/OzXhaVBNi6— Lachlan Cartwright (@Lachlan Cartwright)1596231805.0
This comes after James & Kathryn Murdoch donate big $$ to the Biden campaign https://t.co/UFehKbKeoY— Alayna Treene (@Alayna Treene)1596233223.0
The Murdoch empire now so toxic even the Murdochs won’t touch it https://t.co/2Z8jAj4Mdy— James Felton (@James Felton)1596231824.0