News Corp. board approves splitting company

Rupert Murdoch tells his employees:

“Over the years, I have become accustomed to the noise of critics and naysayers…and pretty thick-skinned! Remember what they said when we started the Fox Network, Sky, Fox News and The Sun? These experiences have made me more resilient. And they should you, as well.”

* News Corp. board approves split in principle (
* Read the memo that Murdoch sent his employees this morning (