Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter after news broke he had resigned from a number of boards linked to his newspaper titles in the UK, but it was business as usual for the mogul.
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I wanted to let you know that Rupert Murdoch has resigned as director of a number of companies, including NI Group Limited, known to most of you as News International, and Times Newspapers Holdings Limited. As you may be aware, Rupert resigned from a number of UK boards, including News Group Newspapers and Times Newspapers Limited, some time ago. He has also stepped down from more than a dozen boards of companies with interests in the U.S., Australia and India. He remains fully committed to our business as chairman of what will become the largest newspaper and digital group in the world.
Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director from a string of boards overseeing the Sun, Times and Sunday Times newspapers. Staff were told in an internal memo on today.
The resignations follow the announcement in June that News Corp would be split into two separate companies: a smaller publishing division and a much larger entertainment and TV group.