New York – News Corp. (NYSE: NWS) announced on Wednesday that it has
named James Murdoch — son of News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch — to
the newly-created position of deputy chief operating officer and chairman and
CEO, International. He will maintain direct responsibility for the company’s
operations in Europe and Asia, and "collaborate with senior leaders to
develop and execute strategies and plans that strengthen and further evolve businesses,
extend brands, and build new franchises."