News Corp. (NWS) will tap Robert Thomson - now editor in chief of Dow Jones, and managing editor...

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News Corp. (NWS) will tap Robert Thomson - now editor in chief of Dow Jones, and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal - as the CEO of its new publishing company, Reuters reports. News Corp. is in the process of splitting into an entertainment company and a publishing operation, and may delay announcing Thomson's role as it firms up other executive slots.