While Rupert Murdoch seems to be attached to traditional print journalism, his son, and potential hier, James, seems keen on expanding online.

One of the very few aspects of the enthralling News Corp drama which has not, so far as I know, attracted much comment is the degree to which the Murdochs, father and son, represent the ongoing dynamic between old and new media. The New York Times reported that Rupert is more attached to print, James to the TV and digital future. And of course at some unconscious level, the son wants to kill his father’s business, but that’s another story … Robert McCrum/The Guardian.

 

 

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