this N.Y. Times article, Murdoch's Trusted Advisor Takes a Larger Role, regarding Chase Carey, News Corporation’s president and chief operating officer:
“Chase is one of those people with no fear,” said Michael Ovitz, co-founder of the Creative Artists Agency. “He’ll say, ‘This is what’s good for you. And this is what’s bad for you.’ That’s hard to do when you’re dealing with a founder and patriarch.”
Read the full article, Murdoch's Trusted Advisor Takes a Larger Role.
Also covered here in the NY Times Media Decoder.