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Brooks Confirmed As News UK Chief Executive

News Corp has confirmed Rebekah Brooks as chief executive of News UK, the publisher of the Times, Sunday Times and the Sun, a year after she was cleared of all charges related to the phone-hacking scandal. Brooks, who received a payoff of more than £10m after resigning from News Corp in 2011, replaces Mike Darcey, who is to leave after three years. News UK has also hired Tony Gallagher, the deputy editor of the Daily Mail, as editor-in-chief of the Sun. 

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