Rupert Murdoch’s step back propels dynasty forward

June 11, 2015

The octogenarian mogul is starting to hand off the Fox media empire to his two sons. Ceding the CEO title to James and making Lachlan an executive chairman should rile non-Murdoch shareholders, who routinely snub the brothers. Chase Carey’s exit crowns the royal succession.

James Murdoch should take a break from News Corp

By Chris Hughes
July 12, 2011

James Murdoch should stage his own tactical retreat and resign from News Corporation.

James Murdoch shouldn’t be kicked out of BSkyB

By Hugo Dixon
July 18, 2011

Some observers want to use the Murdoch clan’s troubles at News International, their UK newspapers company, to run them out of town completely. But BSkyB, the pay-television group, is a separate business.

James Murdoch’s perch gets shakier by the second

By Chris Hughes
August 17, 2011

The phone hacking scandal at News Corp burst back to life on Tuesday.

James Murdoch stuck in limbo

By Chris Hughes
September 6, 2011

The challenge to James Murdoch's credibility remains serious.