Johnson, Debra
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/23/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 57, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on the speculations that Rupert Murdoch will resign as chairman of BSkyB Group PLC in London, England. Negative effect of the rumors on the shares of the company; Appointment of James Murdoch to the position of chief executive by Murdoch; Percentage on the reduction in the shares of the company.


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