LONDON Nov 1 James Murdoch's seat on the board
of pay-TV group BSkyB was opposed by just 5 percent of
voting shareholders at the company's annual investor meeting in
London on Thursday.
Murdoch, who stepped down as chairman over a phone hacking
scandal at News Corp's British newspapers arm, was
present at the meeting. News Corp is a major investor in BSkyB.
Ealier on Thursday BSkyB reported strong first-quarter
earnings growth as price rises and the sale of additional
products to subscribers helped reassure investors who had been
fearing a slowdown.