Murdoch Family Trust: real succession fray yet to begin

By Helen Coster
Updated September 22 2023 - 4:50pm, first published 4:43pm
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Fox Corp voting shares transfer to his adult children if he dies. (AP PHOTO)
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Fox Corp voting shares transfer to his adult children if he dies. (AP PHOTO)

When Lachlan Murdoch, the eldest son of media titan Rupert Murdoch, was named the sole chairman of News Corp, the announcement put to rest immediate questions about who would run News Corp and Fox Corp - a sprawling media empire that includes some of the most powerful brands in the world.

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