Jan 31, 2018

More machinations at News Corp as Patrick Delaney becomes new Foxtel head

The shift is typical of New Corp's almost constant shifting of executives between its various operations. What does it mean for the Murdochs' plans?

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

Outgoing Foxtel CEO Peter Tonagh

The ambitious Patrick Delaney, head of Fox Sports, has won the battle of the pay TV titans at News Corp and Foxtel after it was announced he will be replacing existing Foxtel boss, Peter Tonagh, immediately. It is a decision that will upset some at News and Foxtel as Tonagh is seen to have gotten the short straw in trying to clean up the mess of two business decisions green-lit by his seniors.

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