The Murdochs who run media giant 21st Century Fox got smaller paychecks in the 2017 fiscal year.
Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch’s total compensation was $29.3 million, down 15% from the previous year.
His son, James Murdoch, now CEO of the company, received $20.3 million, down 23% from $26.4 million the year before.
Lachlan Murdoch, James’ brother and executive chairman, got $20.6 million, down 13% from $23.7 million.
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Jon has been business editor of Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He focuses on revenue-generating activities, including advertising and distribution, as well as executive intrigue and merger and acquisition activity. Just about any story is fair game, if a dollar sign can make its way into the article. Before B+C, Jon covered the industry for TVWeek, Cable World, Electronic Media, Advertising Age and The New York Post. A native New Yorker, Jon is hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Chicago.
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