"There´s nothing wrong with Mr Murdoch - but it is because of the name".
Martin Gilbert, the deputy chair, said the board had looked at the Fox takeover in the best interests of shareholders and had impartial discussions that did not include Murdoch or other Sky directors with connections to Fox.
James Murdoch remains chairman of Sky despite a significant number of shareholders opposing his re-election. It also said executive pay at Sky was too complex and that bosses could receive huge payouts if the Fox deal goes through.
When asked by the culture, media and sport select committee about how the decision was reached White said that a thorough review had been carried out adding "We did not find a particular concern that would have caused us to believe that Sky News in particular and Sky as a broadcaster, post-transaction, would not be a fit and proper broadcaster", adding that Sky "currently has a very strong record of compliance on broadcasting".
Almost 22% of all shareholders, and more than 48% of independent ones, opposed Murdoch being allowed to continue in the post.
The CMA will use its extensive experience of investigating different issues in a wide range of sectors to thoroughly and impartially investigate the proposed takeover of Sky Plc by 21st Century Fox.
The update comes as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) continues to examine 21st Century Fox's bid for the FTSE 100 company.
He told shareholders he was "pretty confident" that this would not have an effect on the CMA's investigation.
Like-for-like revenues during the three months to the end of September were £3.3bn, up 5.5% on the same period a year ago, while EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation) rose by 11% to £582m.
Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch, Fox CFO John Nallen and former Fox no. 2 Chase Carey were also among those board members re-elected on Thursday, each with more than 98.5 percent of the shareholder vote in their favor.
Jeremy Darroch, Group Chief Executive, said that the good revenue growth and excellent profit growth was achieved against the backdrop of pressure on consumer spending and lower spend on United Kingdom television advertising. The company launched new streaming services in Spain and Switzerland in the quarter.
He said the first series of Sky's home-grown drama Riviera achieved 20 million downloads, while Game of Thrones had become the most watched series ever on Sky.
Shares in 21st Century Fox were flat at $25.50 in light-volume trading.
Weinstein attended the world-famous festival many times and several movies he produced have been selected in the competition. The actress said she applauds the women who have come forward with their stories. "I'm not doing OK but I'm trying".
The couple was awarded life sentence by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad on November 26, 2013, a day after their conviction. Reacting to the verdict, the CBI said it would study the high court order and decide the future course of action.
Two bombers operating out of Andersen Air Force Base in Guam carried out the drills, US Pacific Air Forces said in a statement. However, North Korean hackers have been suspected to have previously targeted rival South's power grids with wiper malware.
UNESCO has become a poster child for how United Nations agencies have had their missions perverted by the anti-Israel agenda. The organization has a long history of taking anti-Israel measures, and supporting resolutions against the Jewish state.
Fluzone High-Dose : It is a high potency vaccine that contains four times the amount of antigen compared to a standard flu shot . The quadrivalent vaccines are created to protect against the already mentioned viruses plus an additional B virus.
At launch you'll get " The Nomad's Bazaar ", which will put a wandering merchant in the game who will give you daily quests. According to Ubisoft , the first Trial of the Gods event will be available a few weeks after launch.
Each ticket purchased online for any of the USA dates on the tour will include a copy of the new album. Furthermore, general public tickets become available on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.21 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 28.17. Lattice Semiconductor had 14 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. 8 of them rate its stock a hold.
I herded the shark into the shallows and then I just sort of jumped on him and put my knees on his fins. "I just dived on him". A shark in the oak park pool! "I saw it and it was just a little Port Jackson so I just thought I should chuck him out".
Pot 1 of FIFA World Cup draw set
In Africa, there are still three places up for grabs as the third and final round of qualifying enters the last two group games. It's the first time the US have failed to qualify for the tournament since 1986.
Overwatch: All New Halloween Terror 2017 Emotes
It's actually pretty close to Reinhardt's emote form past year , if you just replace pumpkins with fire-hot melted metal. You can expect to see loot boxes dressed up as jack-o-lanterns and 50 new items to collect during the event.
Google Home Mini fault left smart speakers always recording
Before you freak out, you should know that smart speakers have to send your voice queries to cloud servers to return responses. No paying customers have been affected by the bug, since the Google Home Mini doesn't officially launch until next week.