Tesla has added two new independent directors to its board, including 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Johnson Publishing Company CEO and Chairman Linda Johnson Rice. The two new board members were added just a few months after Tesla confirmed it was seeking additional independent directors without ties to CEO and founder Elon Musk. Show More Summary
Tesla’s Elon Musk turned to the media world to help him address the criticism from several major shareholders that the auto company’s board was too beholden to him. It said today that Fox CEO James Murdoch and Johnson Publishing Company CEO Linda Johnson Rice — whose company publishes Ebony and Jet magazines — have joined Tesla’s board. Show More Summary
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Tesla added Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice and 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch to its board of directors.
James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox and son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, has joined Tesla's board, the company announced in a blog post Monday. The company also said that Linda Johnson Rice, chairman and chief executive officer...Show More Summary
Tesla, which has faced criticism from its investors about a lack of independent directors, named 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice to its board.
James Murdoch, 21st Century Fox’s chief executive, recently told investors he wasn’t interested in local broadcasting deals. He quickly reversed course.
After growing speculation that James and Lachlan Murdoch plan to move Fox News in a new direction, and allegations still swirling around the network, the Conservative mainstay took to Twitter to rail against critics and seemingly promise unspecified legal action.
Rupert Murdoch and his sons, James and Lachlan, may be looking for a woman to run Fox News, sources familiar with the Murdochs' thinking told The Hollywood Reporter. This latest news comes on the heels of Fox News' decision to oust ratings...Show More Summary
James Murdoch may see the suit as another excuse to conduct a purge and bring in more liberals like Bob Beckel.
"The piece struck fear into the minds of some Fox News’ hardcore conservatives with talk of the sons wanting to rid the company 'of the old-guard culture on which their father built his empire' and bringing 'a warmer and fuzzier workplace'...Show More Summary
Inside Fox News, there’s a growing and somewhat troubling realization: James Murdoch is running the show.
The Fox News coverage of this showdown will be another indication of the pull that James and Kathryn Murdoch are starting to exert over the once “conservative” news channel.
My two-fer Tuesday morning train reads: • The Tyranny of Consulting (Institutional Investor) • How the Murdochs took a multimillion-dollar gamble on Bill O’Reilly — and lost (Washington Post) see also Michael Wolff: It’s James Murdoch’s...Show More Summary
Also: Defense Secretary James Mattis has arrived for a visit in Afghanistan; North Korea has reportedly detained a U.S. citizen; and police stop a 12-year-old boy trying to drive across Australia.
Since taking over two years ago, James and Lachlan Murdoch seem determined to rid the company of the old-guard culture on which their father built his empire.
With the ouster of Roger Ailes and now Bill O’Reilly, Rupert Murdoch’s son, James Murdoch, has overthrown his own network as he moves to reinvent the family company’s profit machine
This should be awesome. These sources say James Murdoch?s long-time annoyance if not disgust with Fox News became cold fury after the Times' April 1 story [disclosing Bill O'Reilly's previous sexual harassment payouts ]-- even though several of the O?Reilly...
Michael Wolff reports on the personal and generational change that Fox News is undergoing: Fox News is a business [James Murdoch] should not be in, he had told people before, despite its major contribution to 21st Century Fox’s bottom line — 20 percent of its profits came from Fox News last year, the biggest-earning division in […]