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Can Rupert Murdoch Divide and Conquer?

Rupert Murdoch arrives at the Sky Gala Dinner on June 12 in Milan.
Rupert Murdoch arrives at the Sky Gala Dinner on June 12 in Milan.Photograph by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images

News Corp. stock jumped this morning following the overnight revelation in the Wall Street Journal that the company is considering splitting off its entertainment assets from its publishing ventures.

June 26 (Bloomberg) -- Alex de Groote, an analyst at Panmure Gordon, talks about News Corp.'s stake in British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc and the possibility of Rupert Murdoch splitting his media company into two. He speaks with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television's "Last Word." (Source: Bloomberg)