Murdoch Talks Protection

Farrell, Mike
September 2006
Multichannel News;9/25/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 38, p9
The article reports on the decision of Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., to repurchase the voting share of the company in the U.S. Murdoch stated that it plans to give up its share with DirecTV Group Inc. as a replacement for the 19% voting shares of Liberty Media Corp. with News. He expressed his appreciation and the protection given by DirecTV for being one of the company's shareholders. In addition, Murdoch also anticipates to sign agreements with other television operators.


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