21 December 2012 6:42 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

News Corp. has taken another step in its plan to separate its business into individual entertainment and publishing companies, filing a formal registration of those units with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The move comes after a June announcement that it would be going ahead with the split. The bulk of News Corp.'s TV, film and other entertainment assets will be operated under president Chase Carey as the Fox Group, while the publishing entity will retain the News Corp. name and be led by CEO Robert Thomson. Rupert Murdoch will be executive chairman of the publishing company

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