Same as it ever was: It's not a surprise, but shareholders at News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) rejected an...

|About: News Corporation (NWS)|By:, SA News Editor

Same as it ever was: It's not a surprise, but shareholders at News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) rejected an investor proposal to split the duties of the CEO and Chairman. Also up in smoke is an effort to replace Rupert Murdoch's slate of directors. All in all a routine affair, except for a probing question from one shareholder on why the cost of the phone hacking scandal didn't factor directly into management's bonus calculations.