GOING: Jonathan Miller, chief digital officer of News Corp., is leaving the company at the end of September.

THE FUTURE: He is seeking a more hands-on role with a standalone firm. Miller will continue to serve as an outside adviser to News Corp. through the fall of 2013.

THE PAST: Miller, formerly chief executive of AOL, joined News Corp. in April 2009. He oversaw the aborted relaunch of troubled social networking site Myspace, which was sold at a fire-sale price in June 2011. Miller also oversaw News Corp.'s stake in Hulu, the online video site.