Rupert Murdoch quits boards of British papers

Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch Credit: Press Association

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.

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Murdoch quits UK papers boards

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.