Murdochs drop proposal to recombine Fox and News Corp, say 'not optimal'

The move was widely seen as a way for Lachlan Murdoch to cement his control over the family media empire.

Christopher Palmeri and Liana Baker | Bloomberg Bloomberg
Rupert Murdoch. Photo: Bloomberg

Rupert Murdoch. Photo: Bloomberg

Rupert Murdoch said he was abandoning plans to explore a recombination of Fox Corp and News Corp, two media companies he controls. Fox said Tuesday that it had received a letter from Murdoch saying th

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 9:19 AM IST

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