BREAKING: James Murdoch resigns from News Corp.

James Murdoch

James Murdoch has reportedly from the board of News Corp. on Friday due to disagreements over certain editorial content, according to a report by China’s CGTN.

According to the BBC, The exact nature of the disagreements were not detailed.

But Mr Murdoch has previously criticised News Corp outlets, which include the Wall Street Journal, for climate change coverage.

Representatives of Mr Murdoch and his wife Kathryn have acknowledged the couple’s “frustration” with coverage of the subject by some of the company’s most influential news brands, including Fox News.

They have also spoken of particular disappointment about climate change denial in Murdoch-owned Australian outlets.

NewsCorp owns The Times, The Sun and The Sunday Times in the UK, as well as a stable of Australian newspapers, including The Australian, The Daily Telegraph and The Herald Sun.

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