James Murdoch is to become one of the most powerful figures in European television, becoming the chairman of Sky, Britain's subscription broadcaster. Mr Murdoch is the chief executive of the movie maker Fox, which now owns the 39% of Sky formerly held by News Corp. His promotion to chairman of Sky is likely to resurrect speculation that the US film company could attempt once again to buy the 61% of the broadcaster it does not already own.
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