Murdoch seeks permission to merge UK’s Times and Sunday Times

FILE PHOTO: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch leaves his home in London, Britain March 4, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s London-based newspapers The Times and Sunday Times have asked the British government for permission to share resources across both titles, a move that is barred under rules imposed when the media mogul bought both newspapers in 1981. John Witherow, editor of The Times, said the cost pressures facing the newspaper […]

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