Peter Chernin, president and chief operating officer of News Corp., will leave the company in June. The media conglomerate said in a statement Monday that its 20th Century Fox movie studio and Fox TV businesses will report directly to Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch upon Chernin's departure.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former News Corp President Peter Chernin, whose two-year-old company produces "The New Girl" TV show and owns a stake in online music service Pandora, received a "significant" investment from the Qatar Holding Company to invest in media and technology companies. The investment by Qatar Holding, an arm of the oil-rich state, follows an investment in April by a group led by Providence Equity Partners. The two infusions give privately held The Chernin Group nearly $300 million to expand the media holding company, according to one person with knowledge of the company. ...
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