Rupert Murdoch, one of the most powerful media CEOs in the world, is seeking a divorce from his wife Wendi of 14 years. They have two daughters.
The New York Times reported that a spokeswoman at Murdoch’s company News Corp. confirmed that Murdoch had made the filing. The news was broken by Deadline Hollywood. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/14/business/media/rupert-murdoch-files-for-divorce-after-14-years-of-…
This story unfolds as News Corp.is poised to spin off the publishing end of the business, a new News Corp. Murdoch will continue to oversee the entertainment and TV news operations in a company that will be known as 21st Century Fox.
Full disclosure: I worked for Murdoch’s company News Corp, in the Dow Jones unit,. until earlier this year.