Saturday, January 25, 2020

JAMES MURDOCH QUITS NEWS INTERNATIONAL BOARD

March 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

James Murdoch, who, as chairman of News International, had been the public face of his father Rupert’s newspaper business in the U.K. as scandal engulfed it beginning in 2009, has removed himself from the unit’s board. The announcement comes just weeks after he had resigned as chairman. Although he will now focus his attention on […]

AL-JAZEERA CHIEF STEPS DOWN; TOO FRIENDLY WITH U.S.?

September 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The longtime director of the al-Jazeera satellite news channel has resigned. Several reports linked the resignation of Wadah Khanfar to the release of Wikileaks documents claiming that Khanfar had close ties with U.S. diplomats and had agreed to remove some content that they had objected to. Al-Jazeera, however, said that Khanfar had been discussing the […]

JOBS RESIGNS AS APPLE CEO (Update)

August 25, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Steve Jobs has resigned as Apple’s CEO. In a letter to the company’s board of directors, Jobs said, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” […]