Thomson ReutersJanuary 18, 2013 19:45
* 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.