Shares of News Corp. (NWS) move up 2.8% in premarket trading off of reports tipping off that the...

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Shares of News Corp. (NWS) move up 2.8% in premarket trading off of reports tipping off that the company may be split in two. Liberum Capital's Ian Whittaker speculates Rupert Murdoch's motivation behind a potential spinoff of the company's publishing division is that it would enable a freed-up News Corp. to make another run at British Sky Broadcasting (BSYBY.PK).