BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhuanet) -- The son of media mogul, Rupert Murdoch, has stepped down as a director of the companies that publish The Sun and The Times of London Newspaper. James Murdoch's resignation comes amid a phone hancking scandal that has dominated headlines in the UK for months. He denies knowledge of any wrongdoing in the furore.
Two weeks ago James Murdoch faced British MPs over the phone hacking scandal at one of his newspapers.
Now it has become clear he resigned a few weeks ago from the boards of two of his UK media companies.
Regulatory records show the son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has stood down from News Group Newspapers, which publishes the Sun and formerly the News of the World, and Times Newspapers Limited, which publishes the Times.