James Murdoch resigned from his position on the board of News Corp. on Friday, citing editorial decisions from the companys news outlets.

I hereby tender my resignation as a member of the Board of Directors of News Corporation (the ‘Company’), effective as of the date hereof, Murdoch wrote in a letter to the companys board.

My resignation is due to disagreements over certain editorial content published by the Companys news outlets and certain other strategic decisions.

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