Murdoch resigns from News Corp. subsidiary boards

Murdoch resigns from News Corp. subsidiary boards

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A police officer speaks on his radio outside the offices of News International in Wapping, London, Friday July 8, 2011. British Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief and Clive Goodman,an ex-royal reporter for the News of the World tabloid were arrested Friday, the latest to be swept up in a scandal over phone hacking and bribing police that has already toppled a newspaper and rattled the relationship between top politicians and the powerful Murdoch media empire.(AP Photo/Sean Dempsey-pa) UNITED KINGDOM OUT: NO SALES: NO ARCHIVE:

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by Associated Press

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Posted on July 21, 2012 at 4:52 PM

LONDON (AP) -- A News International spokeswoman is confirming that Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a number of News Corp. subsidiary boards in Britain and the United States.

Daisy Dunlop confirmed a report Saturday in Britain's Telegraph newspaper, which said that Murdoch had stepped down as a director of NI Group, Times Newspaper Holdings and News Corp. Investments in the U.K.

The report did not specify which of News Corp.'s U.S. boards Murdoch had left.

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