| U.K. Puts Off Action on Bid By Murdochs For Sky Stake
The New York Times, April 22, 2017 Saturday
LONDON -- Sky, the British satellite television giant, has been a most elusive crown jewel for the Murdoch family. The last time a company led by Rupert Murdoch tried to acquire Sky, it was News Corporation, and the deal was abandoned amid a phone hacking scandal. Now, Mr. Murdoch, the executive co-chairman of 21st Century Fox, and his sons James and Lachlan are again vying for control of the 60.9 percent of Sky shares that 21st Century Fox does not already own. And again there are calls for...