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RPT-Murdoch risks spat over London Times editor appointment

* Editors appointed on temporary acting basis * Independent directors refuse to approve appointment * Murdoch seeks to cut costs at Times and Sunday Times By Tim Castle LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch risked a spat with directors tasked with protecting the independence of London's Times and Sunday Times newspapers on Friday after ignoring their disapproval and appointing temporary acting editors to both titles.

Murdoch risks spat over London Times editor appointment

* Editors appointed on temporary acting basis * Independent directors refuse to approve appointment * Murdoch seeks to cut costs at Times and Sunday Times By Tim Castle LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch risked a spat with directors tasked with protecting the independence of London's Times and Sunday Times newspapers on Friday after ignoring their disapproval and appointing temporary acting editors to both titles.
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