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James Murdoch quits as chair of BSKYB

Many said it was always on the cards. And now James Murdoch has stepped down as chairman of the satellite broadcasting company BSKYB. Inevitable why? Well in...

James Murdoch re-elected to BSkyB board with 95% support

Nov 01, 2012    

London James Murdoch was re-elected to the board of BSkyB on Thursday, ensuring his family's media empire retains a direct influence at Britain's biggest pay-TV company despite being weakened by a phone hacking scandal.James Murdoch, forced to quit as BSkyB chairman in April over his role in the scandal at his father Rupert's News Corp, was re-elected as a BSkyB director with around 95-percent support in a shareholder vote at an annual meeting.The re-appointment came after BSkyB, which is 39-percent-owned by News Corp, posted strong first-quarter earnings growth, with price rises and the sale ...

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