James Murdoch resigns from the boards of some British media
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's son James Murdoch has resigned from the boards of several British press organizations; however, James continues to remain as the overall Chairman of News International.
Tom Mockridge, who replaced Rebekah Brooks as News International chief executive in July, may take over the roles of James Murdoch. Reports of his resignation surfaced based upon documents filed at Companies House which is Britain's main register of companies.
James has has quit as director of News Group Newspapers Limited, publisher of The Sun, and Times Newspapers Limited, which operates The Times and Sunday Times.