James Murdoch Resigns From News Corp. Board of Directors

The unexpected decision comes over disagreements about editorial content

James Murdoch submitted his resignation from the Fox board Friday. Getty Images

James Murdoch, the younger son of media titan Rupert Murdoch, resigned from the board of directors of media giant News Corp. today over disagreements about the strategy of the company and over editorial content.

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