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James Murdoch not ready to ditch cable TV for Internet just yet
James Murdoch not ready to ditch cable TV for Internet just yet

While 21st Century Fox Inc.'s co-chief operating officer, James Murdoch, is enthusiastic about the dynamic future of television, he’s not ready to give up on the established profit machines in the business. Appearing Tuesday morning at the 42nd annual Global Media and Communications Conference, Murdoch said he could envision his company’s Fox channels distributed “over-the-top” to consumers via the Internet. But the advancement of that technology shouldn’t come at the expense of disrupting traditional distribution over cable and satellite systems. “I don’t think you have to choose between the two,” Murdoch said. The corporate will to...

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