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Report: News Corp. considers company split

Marketplace Contributor Jun 26, 2012
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Report: News Corp. considers company split

Marketplace Contributor Jun 26, 2012
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Is News Corporation about to call it splits?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that News Corporation – that’s its parent company – is considering a plan to split into two companies: One for entertainment – movies and TV – the other for publishing and education. Sarah Ellison, contributing editor at Vanity Fair and author of “War at the Wall Street Journal” joins us to discuss.

Transcript to follow.

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