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News Corporation
Type Public
NASDAQNWS
NASDAQNWSA
ASXNWS
ASXNWSLV
Founded Adelaide, Australia (1979)
Delaware 2004
became a US Corporation[1][2]
Founder(s) Rupert Murdoch
Headquarters New York City, New York, United States
Area served Worldwide
Key people Rupert Murdoch (Chairman & CEO)
Chase Carey (COO)
David DeVoe (CFO)
Lawrence Jacobs (Senior Executive & VP)
James Murdoch (CEO in Europe & Asia)
Industry Broadcasting, Publishing, Media, Internet, Entertainment
Products Films, Television, Cable Programming, Satellite Television, Magazines, Newspapers, Books, Sporting Events, Websites
Revenue US$ 30.423 billion (2009)[3]
Operating income US$ -5.650 billion (2009)[3]
Net income US$ -3.378 billion (2009)[3]
Total assets US$ 53.121 billion (2009)[3]
Total equity US$ 23.224 billion (2009)[3]
Employees 64,000 (2008)[4]
Subsidiaries List of assets owned by
News Corporation
Website NewsCorp.com
1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), where News Corporation is based
.News Corporation (NASDAQNWS,NASDAQNWSA,ASXNWS,ASXNWSLV), often abbreviated to News Corp., is the world's second-largest media conglomerate (behind The Walt Disney Company) as of 2008 and the world's third largest in entertainment as of 2009 [5][6][7][8].^ Strong film studio results helped News Corp report a 27% jump in fiscal Q4 earnings, but its TV division suffered the same advertising slowdown now hitting other media companies.
  • FT Alphaville » news corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ftalphaville.ft.com [Source type: General]

^ The exact ownership percentage would depend on who sold the equity to News Corp and any new investors--the company or existing shareholders.
  • Yahoo-News Corp Still Talking, Deal Still Possible 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.businessinsider.com [Source type: General]

^ By third quarter 1991, News Corp.'s net profits had skyrocketed to A$107.5 million ($84.3 million).

.The company's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder is Rupert Murdoch.^ RELATED KEYWORDS: Acquisitions Executives News Corp Ltd Rupert Murdoch .
  • Articles about News Corp - Los Angeles Times 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC articles.latimes.com [Source type: News]

^ News Corp’s Fox TV network hauled in $250m in advertising revenue on the strength of the most-watched Super Bowl ever – a performance that chief executive Rupert Murdoch called “the biggest day in our company’s history”.
  • FT Alphaville » news corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ftalphaville.ft.com [Source type: General]

^ Rupert Murdoch FOX Broadcasting Company United States Google Inc.

.News Corporation is a publicly-traded company listed on the NASDAQ, with secondary listings on the Australian Securities Exchange.^ Company profiles/ News Corporation .

^ News Corporation is a publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, with secondary listings on the Australian Securities Exchange and London Stock Exchange.
  • News Corporation, Company - News - Evri 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: News]

^ News Corporation is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: NWS) and as a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: NCRA).
  • News Corporation News Corp Media Man Australia 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: General]

Formerly incorporated in South Australia, the company was re-incorporated into Delaware General Corporation Law after a majority of shareholders approved the move on 12 November 2004.
.News Corporation's headquarters is at 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Ave.^ Lease with News America at 1185 Avenue of the Americas .
  • News | About Us | SL Green Realty Corp. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC slgreen.com [Source type: General]

^ Address: 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Ave.
  • News Corporation - Company Information on News Corporation 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC venturebeatprofiles.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ News Corporation's headquarters is at 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Ave.
  • News Corporation, Company - News - Evri 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: News]

), in .New York City, in the newer 1960s-1970s corridor of the Rockefeller Center complex.^ Eastern time in New York City.
  • First Horizon National Corporation - News Releases 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ir.fhnc.com [Source type: General]

^ News Corporation's headquarters is on Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) in New York City, in the 1960s-1970s portion of the Rockefeller Center complex.
  • News Corporation News Corp Media Man Australia 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: General]

^ Murdoch was born in London, England, but was raised in a wealthy New York City neighborhood, where his father owned the tabloid, the New York Post.
  • News Corporation - Company | Juggle.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.juggle.com [Source type: News]

.Revenue for the year ended 30 June 2009 was US$30.423 billion with an operating income of US$-5.650 billion.^ For the fiscal year ending June 2007: .
  • News Corp. pulls back sale of The Record, other publications | Recordnet.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.recordnet.com [Source type: News]

^ Revenue for the year ended 30 June 2005 was $23.859 billion.
  • News Corporation News Corp Media Man Australia 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: General]

^ For the year ended June 30, 2009, the company made $30.4 billion in revenues, down 8% from $33.0 billion in fiscal 2008.
  • News Corporation (NWS) 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.wikinvest.com [Source type: General]

.Almost 70% of the company's sales come from its US businesses.^ Almost 70% of the company's sales come from its US businesses.
  • News Corporation, Company - News - Evri 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: News]

^ This does not include News Corporation's share of the revenue of businesses in which it owns a minority stake, which include two of its most important assets, DirecTV and BSkyB. Almost 70% of the company's sales come from its US businesses.
  • News Corporation News Corp Media Man Australia 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC www.mediaman.com.au [Source type: General]

^ WHAT'S AHEAD: Analysts will be looking closely for an update on the company's expectations for the coming year and how sales _ especially in the U.S. _ are expected to fare in January.
  • News Headlines - Earnings Preview: McDonald's Corp. : Townhall.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC townhall.com [Source type: General]

On 16 January 2009 the Government Accountability Office reported that News Corp has 152 subsidiaries in low-tax or no-tax countries, one of four companies to have more than 100.[9]

Contents

History

.News Corp was created in 1980 by Rupert Murdoch as a holding company for News Limited.^ For Rupert Murdoch, new media has not been so kind to News Corp.
  • News Corp. - Business Exchange 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC bx.businessweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ News Corp role for Murdoch's son .
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Companies: myspace , news corp .
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

.News Limited was created by Murdoch from the assets he inherited in 1952 following the death of his father, Sir Keith Murdoch, and subsequent expansion.^ Sir Keith died in 1952.

^ A formal shift of News Corp's incorporation to the US will mark the end of an era that began more than 50 years ago when Mr Murdoch inherited a small South Australian newspaper business from his father.
  • Murdoch moves News Corp home from Australia to US - Media, News - The Independent 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Murdoch was born in London, England, but was raised in a wealthy New York City neighborhood, where his father owned the tabloid, the New York Post.
  • News Corporation - Company | Juggle.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.juggle.com [Source type: News]

The main asset left to him was ownership of the Adelaide afternoon tabloid, The News.
.In 1986 and 1987, News Corp (through subsidiary News International) moved to adjust the production process of its British newspapers, over which the printing unions had long maintained a highly restrictive grip.^ In the process, Murdoch's equity in News Corp.

^ News is not the sort of product that maintains exclusivity for very long.
  • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

^ It’s not a completely unprecedented move by News Corp – they have long… .
  • News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC mashable.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[10] .A number of senior Australian media moguls were brought into Murdoch's powerhouse, including John Dux, who was managing director of the South China Morning Post.^ South China Morning Post - 8/19/09 - View Story .
  • media and news corp. Resources | BNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]
  • News Corp. | Company News & Executive Profiles - NWS | BNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

^ South China Morning Post - 8/30/09 - View Story .
  • media and news corp. Resources | BNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]
  • News Corp. | Company News & Executive Profiles - NWS | BNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

^ Rupert Murdoch Keith Rupert Murdoch, is an Australian-born American media mogul.
  • News Corporation - Company | Juggle.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.juggle.com [Source type: News]

This led to a confrontation with the printing unions NGA and SOGAT. .The move of News International's London operation to Wapping in the East End resulted in nightly battles outside the new plant.^ UK newspaper printing operations to new plant in Wapping.
  • Who Owns What | Columbia Journalism Review 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.cjr.org [Source type: News]

^ It planned to move News International's operations out of Fleet Street to a new HQ at Wapping.

^ News International, which publishes a free afternoon London newspaper, "thelondonpaper", is raising the price of The Times to 70 pence from 65 pence on Monday.

Delivery vans and depots were frequently and violently attacked.[10] Ultimately the unions capitulated.

Moving into the United States

.News Corp made its first acquisition in the United States in 1973, when it purchased the San Antonio Express-News.^ First, how important is it for News Corp.
  • News Corp. - Harvard Business Review 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC hbr.org [Source type: News]

^ Any potential purchase involving News Corp.
  • Report: News Corp., Liberty could enter mix for NBC Universal - Los Angeles Business from bizjournals: 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC losangeles.bizjournals.com [Source type: News]

^ In 1973, the News group made its first American acquisitions, purchasing three newspapers in San Antonio, Texas.

.Soon afterwards it founded the National Star, a supermarket tabloid, and in 1976 it purchased the New York Post.^ The firm buys the New York Post.

^ The move would affect news websites visited by millions of people around the world, including popular tabloids like the New York Post and The Sun in London, as well as other papers such as The Times of London and The Australian.
  • News Corp may charge for Web news; blasts Amazon 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.canada.com [Source type: News]

^ "It’s great for selling combined ad buys with The New York Post," said Les Goldstein, a senior vice president of the company.

.In 1981 News Corp bought half of the movie studio 20th Century Fox, buying the other half in 1984. In 1985 News Corp announced it was buying the Metromedia group of stations, setting the stage for the launch of a fourth U.S. broadcast network.^ Tags: Networks & Studios , Adobe Flash , fox broadcasting , Move Networks .
  • News Corp — Blogs, Pictures, and more on WordPress 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC en.wordpress.com [Source type: General]

^ News Corp to buy Technorati?
  • News Corp to buy Technorati? 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.tomrafteryit.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fox News Channel is owned by News Corp….
  • News Corporation Limited | ajc.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC projects.ajc.com [Source type: General]

.On 4 September 1985, Murdoch became a naturalised citizen to satisfy the legal requirement that only United States citizens could own American television stations.^ The move to the United States where the gambles made on programing paid off well with American audiences shoring up the rest of the international efforts.
  • User:Sycamore/News Corporation - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: News]

^ Television (21%) runs Fox Broadcasing, Asian television network Star, and 35 individual Fox afflilate stations throughout the United States.

^ It includes Myspace, Photobucket, games giants IGN and GameSpy, AmericanIdol.com, and the MyFox internet platform for the News Corp-owned television station group.
  • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

.In 1986, the Metromedia deal closed, and the Fox Broadcasting Company was launched.^ In 1986 the Fox Television Network was the first new broadcast network in 40 years, and the company also successfully launched Fox News to compete with CNN in the mid-1990's.

^ With this deal, Fox Interactive Media has taken a major step forward, after being overshadowed on the Web by companies such as Yahoo.
  • News Corp.'s Place in MySpace 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.businessweek.com [Source type: General]

^ 'The more that Murdoch was forced to pay for 20 th Century Fox and then Metromedia and then to launch the new Fox Network, the more committed he was to making his move to Wapping.

.This network, known on-screen as "Fox", can now be picked up in over 96% of U.S. households.^ And Wolff, at least in this excerpt, doesn’t consider that a major factor in purchasing the Journal was to beef up resources for Murdoch’s recently launched Fox Business Network.
  • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

^ Peter Rice, entertainment chairman of Fox Networks Group, will now oversee FX Networks as well as Fox Broadcasting Co (S).
  • NEWS CORP-CL A (NWSA): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]
  • NEWS CORP-CLASS B (NWS): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]

^ Now it's up to you to pick the Ultimate Entertainment Game Changer.
  • News - Mail.com Media Corporation 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC corp.mail.com [Source type: General]

.In 1987 News Corp bought The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd in Australia, the company that Rupert Murdoch's father had once managed.^ For Rupert Murdoch, new media has not been so kind to News Corp.
  • News Corp. - Business Exchange 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC bx.businessweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Companies: myspace , news corp .
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

^ Companies: news corp.
  • News Corp. stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC wwew.techdirt.com [Source type: News]

.By 1992, News Corp had amassed huge debts, which forced it to sell many of the American magazine interests it had acquired in the mid-1980s.^ Faltering under a huge debt load, News Corp.

^ News Corp show interest, or do they?
  • Bing + News Corp < Trust? | Tamar 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC blog.tamar.com [Source type: General]

^ With increased emphasis by many on the environmental and national security concerns associated with energy investing, this may prove to be a good move for News Corp.
  • News Corporation (NWS) 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.wikinvest.com [Source type: General]

.Much of this debt came from its stake in the Sky Television satellite network in the UK, which incurred massive losses in its early years of operation, which (like many of its business interests) was heavily subsidised with profits from its other holdings until it was able to force rival satellite operator British Satellite Broadcasting to accept a merger on its terms in 1990. (The merged company, BSkyB has dominated the British pay-TV market since.^ Satellite television provider Sky TV is launched.
  • Who Owns What | Columbia Journalism Review 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.cjr.org [Source type: News]

^ BSkyB is formed after Sky merges with British Satellite Broadcasting.
  • Who Owns What | Columbia Journalism Review 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.cjr.org [Source type: News]

^ British Sky Broadcasting Group plc .
  • cable and news corp. Resources | BNET 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

)
In 1993 News Corp acquired a 63.6% stake of the Hong Kong-based STAR TV satellite network for over $500 million, followed by the purchase of the remaining 36.4% in July 1995.[11][12] Murdoch declared that:[13]
.
"(telecommunications) have proved an unambiguous threat to totalitarian regimes everywhere ...^ Ian Johnson, a Journal reporter who worked in China from 1994 to 2001, wrote that during the same period, "Murdoch went from being a critic of Beijing—once famously saying that satellite television would be "an unambiguous threat to totalitarian regimes everywhere"—to an archetypical pro-Beijing businessman.
  • News Corp | Crocodyl 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.crocodyl.org [Source type: News]

satellite broadcasting makes it possible for information-hungry residents of many closed societies to bypass state-controlled television channels"
.In 1995, the Fox network became the object of scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) when it was alleged that its Australian base made Murdoch's ownership of Fox illegal.^ Not long after the Federal Communications Commission blessed ...
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ San Francisco-based IGN and its network of sites, most devoted to video games, will become part of News Corp.'s Fox Interactive Media unit.
  • FOXNews.com - News Corp. to Buy IGN Entertainment - Business And Money | Business News | Financial News 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: News]

^ But don’t take our word for it if you’re the Federal Communications Commission, and you’re about to revisit media ownership regulations and see if they need some changing.
  • http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/tag/news-corp/ 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC blogs.reuters.com [Source type: General]

.The FCC, however, ruled in Murdoch's favor, stating that his ownership of Fox was in the public's best interests.^ By that time, however, Murdoch had moved to the United States, and NOTW's shares in LWT were sold in 1980.

^ You might get the FCC but you know that's a whole different ball game -- ability to cross ownership rules is still in place.
  • Boston Globe for sale? -- WBZ 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC multimedia.wbz.com [Source type: News]

^ Fortune: The Rules According To Rupert Flouting tradition and betting billions, Rupert Murdoch built the Fox network and .
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.It was also noted that the stations themselves were owned by a separate company whose chief shareholder was U.S. citizen Murdoch, although nearly all of the stations' equity was controlled by News Corp.^ News Corp role for Murdoch's son .
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Companies: myspace , news corp .
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

^ Companies: dow jones , news corp .
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

.In the same year News Corp announced a deal with MCI Communications to develop a major news website as well as funding a conservative news magazine, The Weekly Standard.^ A well-placed News Corp.
  • Myspace Founders Re Up At News Corp - Mixed Media - Portfolio.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.portfolio.com [Source type: News]

^ Levinsohn a 20-year News Corp.
  • News Corp. Names Jon Miller Digital Chief 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.adweek.com [Source type: News]

^ An unhappy new year for mutual funds?

.In the same year, News Corp launched the Foxtel pay television network in Australia in a partnership with Telstra and Publishing and Broadcasting Limited.^ Levinsohn a 20-year News Corp.
  • News Corp. Names Jon Miller Digital Chief 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.adweek.com [Source type: News]

^ Tags : position , Network , News Corp.
  • News Corp. | Company News & Executive Profiles - NWS | BNET 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

^ On the television side, News Corp.

.In 1996, Fox established the Fox News Channel, a 24-hour cable news station to compete against Ted Turner's rival channel CNN.^ Breaking 24 Hour News .
  • Disney joins NBC, News Corp. on Hulu : Retail : The Buffalo News 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.buffalonews.com [Source type: General]

^ Recently, viewership for its Fox News Network surpassed the once formidable CNN. This proved to be another sign that American viewers favor News Corp.'s irreverent style.
  • Who Owns What | Columbia Journalism Review 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.cjr.org [Source type: News]

^ Fox Business News Channel News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch confirmed the launch at his keynote address at the 2007 McGraw-Hill Media Summit on February 8, 2007.
  • News Corporation - Media - Business - news 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: News]

.In 1999, News Corp significantly expanded its music holdings in Australia by acquiring the controlling share in a leading Australian based label, Michael Gudinski's Mushroom Records; merging it with already held Festival Records to create Festival Mushroom Records (FMR).^ Denver - Photobucket, the image-sharing service acquired by News Corp.
  • News Corp. | Digital Media Wire 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.dmwmedia.com [Source type: General]

^ Shares in media giant News Corp.
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ News Corp will share news across its properties .
  • Amplify | Media Mix » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC mediamix.amplify.com [Source type: General]

.Both Festival and FMR were managed by Rupert Murdoch's son James Murdoch for several years.^ Paul Carr's take on Rupert Murdoch's threat to de-list from Google and join forces with Microsoft -- and leading both...
  • News Corp. - Business Exchange 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC bx.businessweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rupert Murdoch on Thursday set in motion the * biggest management shake-up at News Corp in years, giving his son, James, control over the media group’s European and Asian operations and dispatching two trusted executives to lead Dow Jones and its flagship, More… .
  • FT Alphaville » news corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ftalphaville.ft.com [Source type: General]

^ Earlier in the year, his son, James Murdoch, called for major changes in the way UK broadcasting is run and regulated, and strongly criticised the BBC and TV watchdogs.
  • News Corp Boss Rupert Murdoch Suggests Online Newspaper Pages Will Be Invisible To Google Users | Business | Sky News 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC news.sky.com [Source type: News]

.In late 2003, News Corp acquired a 34% stake in DirecTV Group, (formerly: Hughes Electronics), from General Motors for Electronics, operator of the largest American satellite TV system, for US$6 billion.^ Lately, three News Corp.
  • News Corp. Sets 'Green' Goals : NPR 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: News]

^ Global media group News Corp.
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Echostar Satellite Corporation, Application of General Motors Corporation and Hughes Electronic Corporation, et al.
  • General Motors Corporation, Hughes Electronics Corporation, and The News Corporation Limited Merger Page 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.fcc.gov [Source type: Reference]

.DirecTV Group sold in 2008 to Liberty Media's Malone, in exchange to his News shares.^ Global media group News Corp.
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Shares in media giant News Corp.
  • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ QWill shares of DirecTV Group Inc.
  • News Corp. : News Corp. News and Photos - chicagotribune.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.chicagotribune.com [Source type: News]

.In 2007 News Corporation reached an agreement to purchase Dow Jones, publishers of the Wall Street Journal, for an estimated $5.6 billion.^ Tags: dow jones , news corp.

^ Companies: dow jones , news corp .
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

^ The Wall Street Journal , the New York Post , and his other news publications.
  • E-Commerce News: Business: Microsoft May Grease News Corp.'s Palm to Quit Google 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.ecommercetimes.com [Source type: News]

.On 15 October 2007 the corporation spun off a business news channel from Fox News - Fox Business Network.^ Next 1 2 3 4 5 1-15 of 750 for News Corporation .
  • News Corporation | Media | guardian.co.uk 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ March 29, 2007 Former Disney CEO partners with the social-networking company owned by ex-rival News Corp.
  • News Corp. news on CNET 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ces.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ The deal does not include the equipment portion of the Concoat business known as Concoat Systems which was spun off prior to Chase’s acquisition.
  • Chase Corporation News 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.chasecorp.com [Source type: News]

[14] .The channel's lawyers were "reviewing all of the fine details of the contract" between Dow Jones and CNBC, said Alexis Glick, Fox Business Network's vice president of business news and the channel's morning anchor.^ Tags: dow jones , news corp.

^ Companies: dow jones , news corp .
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^ Dow Jones' relationship with the business news network.
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

.But, she added, "we will actively use" the other Dow Jones properties.^ At the time I noted that this would be a good move to make better use of Factiva assets in the Pro Edition framework, a move that seems far more likely to unfold now that the siloing of Factiva and other Dow Jones enterprise assets has been eliminated.
  • ContentBlogger - Shore Communications Inc. - Commentary - Weblogs 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.shore.com [Source type: General]

^ But it's also likely that the Dow Jones brand will be able to find footholds in other markets over times with Murdoch's leverage.
  • ContentBlogger - Shore Communications Inc. - Commentary - Weblogs 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.shore.com [Source type: General]

^ Adding the resources of the Wall Street Journal and other Dow Jones properties would also bolster the resources News Corp.
  • News Corp. Bids $5 Billion for Dow Jones - DealBook Blog - NYTimes.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

[15] "...this new channel is a bit tedious. .Somehow, business is more interesting when treated in a business-like way", commented Rob Carrick in 16 October's Toronto Globe and Mail.^ If Rupert Murdoch’s goal is to be smaller but more profitable he may have his way — but likely at the expense of being much, much smaller and only slightly more profitable.

^ By MIGUEL HELFT The once-dubious prospect that Microsoft could shake up the search business has become just a bit more likely.
  • Microsoft Corporation News - The New York Times 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ By the way, if you're interested in learning more about Topix, visit our blog .
  • News Corporation - Topix 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: News]

[16] .On 8 February 2007, Murdoch promised guests at the McGraw-Hill Media Summit that, "a Fox channel would be more business-friendly than CNBC.^ Fox Business News Channel News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch confirmed the launch at his keynote address at the 2007 McGraw-Hill Media Summit on February 8, 2007.
  • News Corporation - Media - Business - news 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.wikio.com [Source type: News]

^ March 21, 2007 MySpace inches out YouTube, Facebook and Second Life in a war game over who has the most promising business.
  • Google Inc., and News Corp. news on CNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC brighthand.com.com [Source type: General]

^ Murdoch has been the most cautious among big media honchos to predict a recovery, so a gleam of optimism from him promises to set a new tone.
  • News Corp. profits up 11% - Entertainment News, Los Angeles, Media - Variety 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.variety.com [Source type: General]

That channel leap[s] on every scandal, or what they think is a scandal", he said.[17]

Shareholders

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  • In August 2005 the Murdoch family owned only about 29% of the company.^ March 29, 2007 Former Disney CEO partners with the social-networking company owned by ex-rival News Corp.
    • News Corp. news on CNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC www.cnet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ August 12, 2005 Company is embarking on a major expansion aimed at coalescing its online properties around a main portal, CEO Rupert Murdoch says.
    • News Corp. news on CNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC www.cnet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Not only was Murdoch wrong about who started this war, he also improperly asserted that it was made personal by his rivals.
    • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

    .However, nearly all of these shares were voting shares, and Rupert Murdoch retained effective control of the company.^ Global vertically integrated media company founded by Rupert Murdoch, with properties in film, television, cable, magazines, newspapers, publishing, and professional sports; chief ...
    • News Corporation Limited Results Company Details from the IT Industry 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.zibb.com [Source type: News]

    ^ K. Rupert Murdoch, a U.S. citizen and chief executive of News Corp., who directly and indirectly controls an approximately 16% equity and 30% voting interest in News Corp., and Liberty Media Corporation (Liberty), a Delaware corporation, which holds preferred limited voting ordinary shares representing approximately 17.6% of the shares of News Corp.
    • General Motors Corporation, Hughes Electronics Corporation, and The News Corporation Limited Merger Page 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.fcc.gov [Source type: Reference]

    ^ His family owns 31% of the shares overall, but over 60% of the voting power, effectively putting him in complete control here.

    .Nonetheless, John Malone of Liberty Media had built up a large stake, with about half of the shares being voting shares.^ Large media mutual funds appeared to be taking advantage of low-priced stocks and making bets on an improved advertising environment in the third quarter, beefing up on shares of CBS (NYSE: CBS) and News Corp (NYSE: NWS).
    • cable and news corp. Resources | BNET 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

    ^ In 1979, it built up a 48.2 percent stake in Channel TEN-10, a Sydney television station.

    ^ Bing's Search Share Edges Up, Yahoo Down [January 15, 2010] Microsoft might be encouraged by the latest market share figures, but what about Google?
    • Microsoft, News Corp. Weigh Anti-Google Deal - InternetNews.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]
    • News Corp Expects to Charge for Web News - InternetNews.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.internetnews.com [Source type: News]

    .Therefore, in November 2006, News Corporation announced its intention to transfer its 38.5 per cent managing interest in DirecTV Group to John Malone's Liberty Media; in return it bought back Liberty's 16.3% shares in News Corp., giving Murdoch tighter control of the latter firm.^ According to Murdoch, two News Corp.
    • EnvironmentalChemistry.com: Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. going carbon neutral by 2010 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC blog.environmentalchemistry.com [Source type: News]

    ^ For Rupert Murdoch, new media has not been so kind to News Corp.
    • News Corp. - Business Exchange 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC bx.businessweek.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ News Corp role for Murdoch's son .
    • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    [18] .Murdoch sold 17.5 million class A shares in December 2007.[19]
  • Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, through his Kingdom Holding Company, owns 7% of News Corp.'s shares, making Kingdom Holdings the second largest shareholder.^ Alwaleed bin Talal , Kingdom Holding Co.
    • News Corporation, Company - News - Evri 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: News]

    ^ According to Murdoch, two News Corp.
    • EnvironmentalChemistry.com: Rupert Murdoch and News Corp. going carbon neutral by 2010 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC blog.environmentalchemistry.com [Source type: News]

    ^ News Corp role for Murdoch's son .
    • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    [20][21] [22]
  • Years after when Elektra Records was absorbed in 2004, News Corporation owned half of the re-issues from the record label company.

Corporate governance

The company's Board of Directors consists of 15 individuals:

Office of the chairman

Holdings

Books

  • HarperCollins book publishing company
  • Zondervan Christian book publisher
    • Youth Specialties - organisation helping youth workers worldwide through training seminars and conventions, resources and the internet.
    • Inspirio - religious gift production.

Newspapers

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  • Australia published by News Limited.^ News competes in Australia with Fairfax Media, publisher of this website.
    • News Corporation eyes upturn after big loss | Rupert Murdoch 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: News]

    .
  • Fiji
  • Papua New Guinea
  • UK and Ireland newspapers, published by subsidiaries of News International Ltd.^ Copyright 2010 Times Newspapers Ltd.
    • News Corp explores swap of MySpace site for Yahoo! stake - Times Online 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC business.timesonline.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ That contrasts significantly with the views of Ailes, whom the Times says threatened to quit if Murdoch permitted his New York Post to endorse Obama for president.
    • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Global vertically integrated media company founded by Rupert Murdoch, with properties in film, television, cable, magazines, newspapers, publishing, and professional sports; chief ...
    • News Corporation Limited Results Company Details from the IT Industry 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.zibb.com [Source type: News]

    .
    • News Group Newspapers Ltd.^ The company owned the Sunday newspaper News of the World, the Bemrose group of local newspapers, the papermaker Townsend Hook, and several other publishing companies.

      ^ Rupert Murdoch's son-in-law Alasdair MacLeod is leaving News Ltd as the media mogul restructures his Australian newspaper business.
      • News Corporation - Topix 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: News]

      ^ Murdoch agreed with Sir Peter Abeles, the chairman of the TNT transport group, that News Ltd.

      .
    • Times Newspapers Ltd.^ Copyright 2010 Times Newspapers Ltd.
      • News Corp explores swap of MySpace site for Yahoo! stake - Times Online 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC business.timesonline.co.uk [Source type: News]

      ^ The Wall Street Journal , The Times of London , the New York Post , the Sun , among other newspapers.
      • News Corp. May Block Google From Searching Newspaper Content - Tech Trader Daily - Barrons.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC blogs.barrons.com [Source type: News]

      ^ Murdoch's The Times Accused Of Blatant Copying, Just As It Tells The World You Should Pay For News .
      • News Corp. stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC wwew.techdirt.com [Source type: News]

      .
    • NI Free Newspapers Ltd.^ In 1981, News International, the British arm of the Murdoch group, acquired 42 percent of the voting shares in the British publishers William Collins and Sons and bought the London Times, the Sunday Times, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Times Educational Supplement from what is now The Thomson Corporation.

      ^ News International, which publishes a free afternoon London newspaper, "thelondonpaper", is raising the price of The Times to 70 pence from 65 pence on Monday.

      ^ The London Times, the Sunday Times, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Times Educational Supplement are purchased.

  • US newspapers and magazines
    • The New York Post
    • Dow Jones & Company
      • Consumer Media Group
        • The Wall Street Journal - the leading US financial newspaper.
        • Wall Street Journal Europe
        • Wall Street Journal Asia
        • Barron's - weekly financial markets magazine.
        • Marketwatch - Financial news and information website.
        • Far Eastern Economic Review
      • Enterprise Media Group
        • Dow Jones Newswires - global, real-time news and information provider.
        • Factiva - provides business news and information together with content delivery tools and services.
        • Dow Jones Indexes - stock market indexes and indicators, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
        • Dow Jones Financial Information Services - produces databases, electronic media, newsletters, conferences, directories, and other information services on specialised markets and industry sectors.
        • Betten Financial News - leading Dutch language financial and economic news service.
      • Local Media Group
        • Ottoway Community Newspapers - 8 daily and 15 weekly regional newspapers.
      • STOXX (33%)- joint venture with Deutsche Boerse and SWG Group for the development and distribution of Dow Jones STOXX indices.
      • Vedomosti (33%) - Russia's leading financial newspaper (joint venture with Financial Times and Independent Media).
      • SmartMoney
    • The Timesledger Newspapers of Queens, New York:
      • Bayside Times, Whitestone Times, Flushing Times, Fresh Meadows Times, Little Neck Ledger, Jackson Heights Times, Richmond Hill Times, Jamaica Times, Laurelton Times, Queens Village Times, Astoria Times, Forest Hills Ledger, Ridgewood Ledger, Howard Beach Times
    • The Courier-Life Newspapers in Brooklyn
    • The Brooklyn Paper
    • Caribbean Life
    • The Times-Herald Record (Middletown, New York)

Magazines

  • News America Marketing (Smartsource) (weekly Sunday newspaper coupon insert/website)
  • Australian
    • Alpha Magazine
    • Australian Country Style
    • Australian Golf Digest
    • Australian Good Taste
    • Big League
    • BCME
    • Delicious
    • Donna Hay
    • Fast Fours
    • GQ (Australia)
    • Gardening Australia
    • InsideOut (Aust)
    • Lifestyle Pools
    • Live to Ride
    • Notebook
    • Overlander 4WD
    • Modern Boating
    • Modern Fishing
    • Parents
    • Pure Health
    • Super Food Ideas
    • Truck Australia
    • Truckin' Life
    • twowheels
    • twowheels scooter
    • Vogue (Australia)
    • Vogue Entertaining & Travel
    • Vogue Living
  • InsideOut (UK Based Magazine)

Music and radio

India

  • Radio City(20%, held through STAR TV) - commercial FM network with stations in 20 cities.

Russia

  • Nashe (50%)
  • Best FM (50%)

Sport

Studios

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  • Fox Filmed Entertainment: 20th Century Fox's parent company
  • 20th Century Fox: a film production company
  • 20th Century Fox Television - primetime television programming.
  • 20th Television - television distribution (syndication).
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures - specialised films.
  • Fox 2000 Pictures - general audience feature films.
  • Fox Television Studios(productions)- market specific programming eg.^ The companys Magazines and Inserts segment publishes free-standing inserts, which are promotional booklets containing consumer offers distributed in the United States; and provides in-store marketing products and services, primarily to consumer packaged goods manufacturers in the United States and Canada.
    • NEWS CORP-CL A (NWSA): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]
    • NEWS CORP-CLASS B (NWS): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Entertainment (79 results) MySpace (72 results) FCC (71 results) Hughes Electronics (70 results) Software (69 results) shareholder (67 results) Strategy (66 results) Companies (66 results) Acquisition (63 results) Fox (59 results) General Motors Corp.
    • News Corp. | Company News & Executive Profiles - NWS | BNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

    ^ The companys Filmed Entertainment segment produces live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide.
    • NEWS CORP-CL A (NWSA): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]
    • NEWS CORP-CLASS B (NWS): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]

    .COPS.
  • Fox Television Studios International
    • Fox World Productions
    • Fox World Australia
    • Fox TV Studios France
    • Fox TV Studios India
    • Natural History New Zealand - natural world documentaries, non-fiction programming.
  • Fox Faith - Promotion and distribution of Christian and related "family friendly" movies on DVD and some theatrical release.
  • Fox Studios Australia, Sydney, New South Wales
  • Blue Sky Studios - production of CGI films eg.^ Fox News airs in Europe on Sky satellite television.
    • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

    ^ HarperCollins ’ Zondervan and HarperOne brands, and 20 th Century Fox Home Entertainment ’ s faith-based programming initiative.

    ^ The three-month negotiations for the purchase of Dow Jones had its ups and downs, many of which were related to a desire of some members of the family to win guarantees that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

    Ice Age.
  • Fox Entertainment Group
  • New Regency Productions (20%) - general audience feature films.
  • Regency Enterprises (20%) - parent company of New Regency Productions (50%).
  • BSkyB Studios London, England

TV

.News Corp agreed to sell eight of its television stations to Oak Hill Capital Partners for approximately $1.1 billion as of 22 December 2007. The stations are US Fox affiliates.^ Companies: congress , fox , news corp .
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

^ Companies: fcc , fox , news corp .
  • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

^ News Corp backs Fox News president .
  • News Corporation - Topix 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: News]

[23]

Broadcast

.
  • Fox Broadcasting Company (Fox), a US broadcast television network
  • My Network TV, a US broadcast television network
  • Fox Television Stations Group, a group of owned and operated Fox television stations
  • Saeta TV Channel 10, channel of Uruguay
  • ITV plc (17.5%), a British broadcast television network and the UK's largest advertising revenue based broadcaster via BSkyB, although a recent legal decision will require this stake to be cut.
  • News Corp Europe
    • bTV, a broadcast television network in Bulgaria.^ News Corp’s TV ad revenues slide .
      • FT Alphaville » news corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ftalphaville.ft.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Satellite Television PLC and purchases a stake in Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

      ^ My Network TV sister station WPWR-Ch.

      .They sold this to CME in February 2010.
    • B1 TV (12,5%), a broadcast television network in Romania, in partnership with Ismar International NVkkkk
    • Fox Televizija, a broadcast television network in Serbia (49%).^ News Corp.'s net income climbed 11% in the latest quarter, as gains in its cable-television networks and film business offset declines at its newspaper and broadcast-TV divisions.
      • News Corp. Profit Buoyed by Cable-TV, Film - WSJ.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Fox Sports International, a division of News Corp.‘s Fox Networks Group, is looking to secure key rights from or buy outright the operations of Irish sports broadcaster Setanta Sports for an undisclosed sum, according to separate reports from the Irish Times and Multichannel News.

      ^ Peter Rice, entertainment chairman of Fox Networks Group, will now oversee FX Networks as well as Fox Broadcasting Co (S).
      • NEWS CORP-CL A (NWSA): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]
      • NEWS CORP-CLASS B (NWS): Stock Quote & Company Profile - BusinessWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC investing.businessweek.com [Source type: News]

      .They sold this to Antena Group in January 2010
    • Fox Turkey, a Turkish terrestrial channel (56,5%) (formerly TGRT)
    • Imedi Media Holding (100%), a Georgian radio and TV broadcaster.^ In what the media conglomerate said was a move aimed at better aligning its creative executive leadership suite, Fox Broadcasting Co., FX Networks, comprising FX and Fox Movie Channel, will be directed by Peter Rice, chairman of entertainment for the Fox Networks Group.On the sports side, David Hill, chairman and...
      • News Corp. | Company News & Executive Profiles - NWS | BNET 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

      ^ The channels will be part of News Corp.‘s Star brand, which broadcasts more than 60 TV services in ten languages in 53 Asian countries.
      • News Corp. | contentSutra 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC contentsutra.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Festival mushroom group , Fox Interactive Media , FX .

      • Imedi Television
      • Radio Imedi
    • Israel 10 (9%), a terrestrial channel in Israel.
    • LNT (100%), a terrestrial channel in Latvia
    • TV5 Riga (100%), a terrestrial channel in Latvia
    • Cielo (100%), a free channel in Italy
    • e2 (30%), a free channel in turkey
  • ANTV (20%), a private television station in Indonesia, under the administration and label of STAR TV
  • Prime Television New Zealand - commercial TV station, interest held through stake in SKY Network Television

Satellite television

Cable

Cable channels owned (in whole or part) and operated by News Corporation include:
.
  • Fox Business Network, a business news channel.
  • Fox Classics, a channel airing classic TV shows & movies
  • Fox Movie Channel, an all-movie channel that airs commercial-free movies from 20th Century Fox film library
  • Fox News Channel, a 24-hour news channel
  • Fox Reality, a 'Reality TV'-themed channel
  • Fox Sports Net, a chain of US regional cable television networks broadcasting local sporting events linked together by national sports news programming.^ Fox News airs in Europe on Sky satellite television.
    • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Transcripts © 2009 Cable News Network.
    • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

    ^ The ABC will this year launch Australia's first free-to-air 24-hour television news channel.
    • ABC News - Top Stories - Breaking news from Australia and the world 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.abc.net.au [Source type: News]

    .Local channels include "Fox Sports Southwest", "Fox Sports Detroit", etc.^ The television group, which includes Fox’s broadcast network and its collection of local stations, More… .
    • FT Alphaville » news corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ftalphaville.ft.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The firm continued to pay close attention to its Fox interest, launching both Fox Sport Americas in Latin America and the Fox News Channel.

    (some affiliates are owned by Cablevision). .
  • Fox College Sports, a college sports network consisting of three regionally-aligned channels, mostly with archived Fox Sports Net programs but also some live and original content.
  • Fox Sports International
    • Fox Soccer Channel, a United States digital cable network specializing mainly in soccer.
    • Fox Sports Middle East - English language sports network airing in Middle East countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE & Yemen.
    • Fox Pan American Sports (37.9%) - joint venture with Hicks, Muse, and Tate & Furst.^ To a lesser extent, the unit has also benefited on the TV side from strong syndication of 'The Family Guy' as well as an increasing pipeline of shows sold to non-affiliated networks.
      • News Corporation Limited Results Company Details from the IT Industry 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.zibb.com [Source type: News]

      ^ Fox Sports International, a division of News Corp.‘s Fox Networks Group, is looking to secure key rights from or buy outright the operations of Irish sports broadcaster Setanta Sports for an undisclosed sum, according to separate reports from the Irish Times and Multichannel News.

      ^ SOURCE: MacDailyNews 4 days ago Rotana which hosts News Corp.'s Fox channels in Saudi Arabia via its television network, owns rights to more than 2,000 Arabic movies and the world's largest Arabic language music library, according to Zawya.com data.
      • News Corporation Limited - News, photos, topics, and quotes 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .
  • FX Networks, a cable network broadcasting reruns of programming previously shown on other channels, but recently creating its own programming, including the Emmy Award-winning programs The Shield and Damages.
  • Speed Channel
  • FUEL TV
  • Big Ten Network, cable and satellite channel dedicated to The Big Ten Conference, launched Aug 2007 (49%)
  • National Geographic Channel (joint venture with National Geographic Magazine) 67%
  • National Geographic Channel International 75%
  • Fox International Channels, domestic cable channels offering different formats of Fox programming in over thirty countries worldwide.^ The numbers were dismal across the board, with the exception of Fox News and a handful of other cable networks, including FX and some international channels.
    • For News Corp., Fox News Is Now Major Player - Media Decoder Blog - NYTimes.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ HarperCollins ’ Zondervan and HarperOne brands, and 20 th Century Fox Home Entertainment ’ s faith-based programming initiative.

    ^ March 29, 2007 Former Disney CEO partners with the social-networking company owned by ex-rival News Corp.
    • News Corp. news on CNET 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ces.cnet.com [Source type: General]

    .
  • Latin America
    • Fox Latin American Channels - channels available in over 17 countries in Latin America
      • Baby TV
      • Canal Fox
      • Canal FX
      • Canal Fox Life
      • Canal Fox Reality
      • Canal Fox Sports
      • Canal Speed
      • Canal National Geographic Channel
      • Fox One-Stop Media - advertising sales for company owned and third party channels in Latin America
    • LAPTV (22.5%) (Latin American Pay Television) operates 8 cable movie channels throughout South America excluding Brazil.^ Global vertically integrated media company founded by Rupert Murdoch, with properties in film, television, cable, magazines, newspapers, publishing, and professional sports; chief ...
      • News Corporation Limited Results Company Details from the IT Industry 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.zibb.com [Source type: News]

      ^ The world's #3 media conglomerate (behind Time Warner and Walt Disney), News Corporation has operations spanning film, television, and publishing.
      • NWS: NEWS CORP Stock Quote 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC finance.aol.com [Source type: General]

      ^ SOURCE: MacDailyNews 4 days ago Rotana which hosts News Corp.'s Fox channels in Saudi Arabia via its television network, owns rights to more than 2,000 Arabic movies and the world's largest Arabic language music library, according to Zawya.com data.
      • News Corporation Limited - News, photos, topics, and quotes 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .
      • Movie City
      • Cine Canal
      • Cine Canal Classics
      • City Vibe
      • City Mix
      • The Film Zone
      • Movie City HD
      • Movie City On Demand
    • Telecine(12.5%) operates 5 cable movie channels in Brazil.^ Its programming interests include FOX Broadcasting Company, Fox Television Stations, Twentieth Century Fox Film, Twentieth Century Fox Television, Fox News Channel, and Fox Cable Networks.
      • General Motors Corporation, Hughes Electronics Corporation, and The News Corporation Limited Merger Page 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.fcc.gov [Source type: Reference]

      ^ The New York cable operator is launching an ad campaign “on behalf of its customers” to target what it sees as unfair price demands by programmers.
      • http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/tag/news-corp/ 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC blogs.reuters.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Principal Operating Units: Filmed Entertainment; Television; Newspapers; Book Publishing; Magazines and Inserts; Cable Network Programming.

      • Telecine Premium
      • Telecine Action
      • Telecine Light
      • Telecine Pipoca
      • Telecine Cult
  • Australia
PLATFORMS
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  • India
    • Hathway Cable & Datacom (22.2%), India's 2nd largest cable network through 7 cities including Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Pune
  • Taiwan
    • Total TV (20%), Pay TV platform with JV partner KOO's Group majority owner (80%).^ April 16, 2007 Nation's top cable provider will distribute TV programs and movies from the two media powerhouses through its Web sites.
      • News Corp. news on CNET 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC ces.cnet.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Earnings from cable networks rose by 31% to $1.67bn but the group's television division, including its Fox stations in the US and Star networks in Asia, saw profits fall from $1.12bn to $174m.
      • Rupert Murdoch plans charge for all news websites by next summer | Media | The Guardian 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

      ^ They affect every person who pays for television, because the costs are passed along to consumers through their cable bills.

      News Corp also has a 20% interest in the KOO's Group directly

Internet

.
  • Fox Interactive Media
    • Foxsports.com - website with sports news, scores, statistics, video and fantasy sports
    • MySpace - Social networking website, general interest website acquired through purchase from Intermix Media
    • MySpace TV, a video site which will host amateur videos, contents from net and studios that competes with Google's YouTube
    • Photobucket - Photo sharing website.
    • Beliefnet - Largest online faith and spirituality network.
    • Hulu (27%) - online video streaming site in partnership with NBC Universal and The Walt Disney Company.
    • Flektor - provides Web-based tools for photo and video editing and mashups.
    • IGN Entertainment - Internet entertainment portal (Includes the sites IGN, GameSpy, Rotten Tomatoes, TeamXbox, and Askmen.com)
    • Giga.de
    • Slingshot Labs - web development incubator (Includes the sites DailyFill).
    • Strategic Data Corp - interactive advertising company which develops technology to deliver targeted internet advertising.
    • Scout.com
    • WhatIfSports.com - sports simulation and prediction website.^ Companies: myspace , news corp .
      • News Corp stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

      ^ It includes Myspace, Photobucket, games giants IGN and GameSpy, AmericanIdol.com, and the MyFox internet platform for the News Corp-owned television station group.
      • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

      ^ Companies: news corp.
      • News Corp. stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC wwew.techdirt.com [Source type: News]

      .Also provides fantasy-style sports games to play.
  • Indya.com - 'India's no.^ WSJ.com Launches India Edition; No Word on Print Edition Yet .
    • News Corp. | contentSutra 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC contentsutra.com [Source type: General]

    .1 Entertainment Portal'
  • ROO Group Inc (5% increasing to 10% with performance targets)
  • News Digital Media
    • News.com.au - Australian-oriented news website
    • CareerOne.com.au (50%) - recruitment advertisement website in partnership with Monster Worldwide.
    • Carsguide.com.au
    • in2mobi.com.au
    • TrueLocal.com.au
    • Moshtix.com.au
    • Learning Seat
    • Netus (75%) - investment co.^ Global media group News Corp.
      • News Corporation Ltd.: News & Videos about News Corporation Ltd. - CNN.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

      ^ Get daily news and insights for the advertising, automotive, energy, financial services, food, health care, media, pharmaceutical, retail, technology, and travel industries.
      • Zoran Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2009 Conference Call - news from CBS MoneyWatch.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC finance.bnet.com [Source type: General]
      • GS Financial Corp. Declares Dividend - news from CBS MoneyWatch.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC finance.bnet.com [Source type: General]
      • Sionix Corporation Announces Letter from Chief Executive Officer - news from CBS MoneyWatch.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC finance.bnet.com [Source type: General]
      • Sigma Corporation Sponsors Student Magazine Photo Contest, Announces Winner - news from CBS MoneyWatch.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC finance.bnet.com [Source type: General]

      ^ At September 30, 2009, the Company owned 409 retail properties, including those held in co-investment partnerships.
      • dBusinessNews :: Daily Business News Delivered to Your Desktop 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC tampa.dbusinessnews.com [Source type: News]
      • dBusinessNews :: Daily Business News Delivered to Your Desktop 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC southflorida.dbusinessnews.com [Source type: News]

      in online properties.
    • .
  • REA Group (60.7%)
    • Realestate.com.au
    • Casa.it (69.4%), Sky Italia also holds a 30.6% share
    • atHome group, operator of leading realestate websites in Luxembourg, France, Belgium and Germany.^ News Corp increases holding in Sky Deutschland to 45.42% - Zibb.com .
      • News Corporation Limited Results Company Details from the IT Industry 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.zibb.com [Source type: News]

      .
      • Altowin (51%),provider of office management tools for realestate agents in Belgium.
    • Propertyfinder.com (50%), News International holds the remaining 50%
      • Sherlock Publications, owner of hotproperty.co.uk portal and magazine titles 'Hot Property', 'Renting' and 'Overseas'
      • ukpropertyshop.co.uk, most comprehensive UK estate agent directory.
    • PropertyLook, property websites in Australia and New Zealand.
    • HomeSite.com.au, home renovation and improvement website.
    • Square Foot Limited, Hong Kong's largest English Language property magazine and website
      • Primedia - Holding co.^ MySpace is currently running national versions in Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, and in the UK. This new language integration is a team effort between News Corp.

        ^ Interesting move by News Corp./Dow Jones and not really an obvious one considering that overseas readers can get everything from the U.S. print edition at WSJ.com.

        ^ All written content and artwork remain the property of News Corpse, its publisher, and Crass Commerce.
        • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

        of Inside DB, a Hong Kong lifestyle magazine.
  • TadpoleNet Media (10%) Hosts of ArmySailor.com
  • New Zealand

Other assets

.
  • NDS - Conditional access technology and personal digital video recorders (PVRs) (49%)
    • Jungo
    • Timothy Coville
    • ITE, publisher of Playstation and Mobile games, and interactive television
    • Orbis Technology, supplier of online gambling software
  • Broadsystem Ltd (UK) - Telephony provider for media companies, bought in 1991
  • Broadsystem Australia (Australia)
  • Broadsystem Ventures (UK) - provider of cheap-rate telephone calls, particularly for customers of Sky Television.^ NDS Group plc, a supplier of conditional access systems that provide secure solutions for pay television systems.
    • General Motors Corporation, Hughes Electronics Corporation, and The News Corporation Limited Merger Page 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.fcc.gov [Source type: Reference]

    ^ Global vertically integrated media company founded by Rupert Murdoch, with properties in film, television, cable, magazines, newspapers, publishing, and professional sports; chief ...
    • News Corporation Limited Results Company Details from the IT Industry 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.zibb.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Ltd, the video distribution start up in which Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt Ltd (formerly Virtual Marketing) acquired a majority stake last year, is rapidly scaling up in terms of content offerings.
    • News Corp. | contentSutra 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC contentsutra.com [Source type: General]

    Bought outright in 1999.
  • Jamba! - Mobile Entertainment/Mobile Handsets Personalisation/Games.
  • News Outdoor Group - Largest outdoor advertising company in Eastern Europe with over 70,000 ads including billboards and bus shelters, operating in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, Israel, Poland, Romania, Russia (96 cities), Turkey & Ukraine.
    • Maximedia Israel (67%)
    • Mosgorreklama (50%) - Russia sign and marketing material manufacturer
    • Kamera Acikhava Reklamclik (?) - leading outdoor advertising company in Turkey
  • Australian Associated Press (45%) - real time news service.
  • Stats Inc (50%) - worlds leading provider of sporting information and statistical analysis (a JV with Associated Press)
  • Fox Sports Grill (50%) - Upscale sports bar and restaurant with 7 locations - Scottsdale, Arizona; Irvine, California; Seattle, Washington; Plano, Texas; Houston, Texas; San Diego, California; and Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Fox Sports Skybox (70%) - Sports fan's Bar & Grill at Staples Center and 6 airport restaurants.
  • News America Marketing (US) - (100%) - nation’s leading marketing services company, products include a portfolio of in-store, home-delivered and online media under the SmartSource brand.
  • Rotana (9%) - Largest Arab entertainment company owned by Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal

Annual conference

.News Corporation organises an annual management conference, discussing media issues related to geopolitics.^ The world's #3 media conglomerate (behind Time Warner and Walt Disney), News Corporation has operations spanning film, television, and publishing.
  • NWS: NEWS CORP Stock Quote 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC finance.aol.com [Source type: General]

^ Rupert Murdoch, News Corporation’s chief executive, has recently been critical of the idea that media companies should give their content away online and support it with advertising.
  • News Corporation to Sell Subscriptions on Sony Reader - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: News]
  • News Corporation to Sell Subscriptions on Sony Reader - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC bits.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: News]

^ Murdoch-owned media including Fox News, the New York Post and the Weekly Standard virtually blacked out all commission-related news.

.Attendees include News Corporation executives, senior journalists, Politicians and Celebrities.^ News Corp Executive VP of Global marketing and Corporate Affairs Gary Ginsberg will be leaving News Corp at the end of the year, the company announced...

^ Eddy Hartenstein, currently Hughes corporate senior executive vice president, will be named vice chairman of Hughes.
  • General Motors Corporation, Hughes Electronics Corporation, and The News Corporation Limited Merger Page 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.fcc.gov [Source type: Reference]

^ Paez will serve as a liaison between the network and the press on corporate matters including ratings performance, senior executive initiatives and industry-wide developments.
  • News Corp. | Company News & Executive Profiles - NWS | BNET 25 September 2009 14:53 UTC resources.bnet.com [Source type: News]

Previous events were in Cancun, Mexico, and the Hayman Island off the coast of Australia. .The events are private and secretive, there are no records available for the agenda or talks given at the conferences, and no uninvited journalists are permitted access.^ For example, while there are several biographies of Murdoch himself available, there is no history of the group as such.

^ There is an abundance of news available online for free and there is little evidence that people would pay for access to Fox News or the New York Post.
  • News Corpse » News Corp 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.newscorpse.com [Source type: News]

[24]
The 2006 event in Pebble Beach, California was led by Rupert Murdoch. .According to a copy of the agenda leaked to the Los Angeles Times and other media accounts,[25] issues discussed related from Europe to broadcasting and new media, terrorism to the national policy.^ Los Angeles based media giant would pay $12 per common share of Intermix stock, or about $580 million.
  • News Corp. To Acquire Intermix Media -- News Corp. To Acquire Intermix Media -- InformationWeek 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.informationweek.com [Source type: News]

^ The world's #3 media conglomerate (behind Time Warner and Walt Disney), News Corporation has operations spanning film, television, and publishing.
  • NWS: NEWS CORP Stock Quote 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC finance.aol.com [Source type: General]

^ SOURCE: Guardian Unlimited 5 days ago I am by no means alone within the family or the company in being ashamed and sickened by Roger Ailes’s horrendous and sustained disregard of the journalistic standards that News Corporation, its founder and every other global media business aspires to SOURCE: Los Angeles Times 1 week ago News Corp.
  • News Corporation Limited - News, photos, topics, and quotes 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[26] .The event included speeches from Rupert Murdoch, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Bono, Al Gore, Senator John McCain and Bill Clinton while Israel's President, Shimon Peres, will appear on a panel named Islam and the West.^ View Photo » AP Photo 9 months ago Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair , left, News Corporation president and chief operating officer Peter Chernin , and producer Nigel Lythgoe speak to each other at the Britweek 2009 Charity Event " Malaria No More" in Beverly Hills , Calif .
  • News Corporation Limited - News, photos, topics, and quotes 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As described in the Application, if the proposed transaction is closed, Rupert Murdoch, chairman and chief executive officer of News Corp., will become chairman of Hughes, and Chase Carey, News Corp.s former co-chief operating officer, will become president and chief executive officer of Hughes.
  • General Motors Corporation, Hughes Electronics Corporation, and The News Corporation Limited Merger Page 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.fcc.gov [Source type: Reference]

^ However, it's also going to involve access to events and discounts on other goods and services (including Murdoch-owned satellite TV service, Sky+).
  • News Corp. stories at Techdirt. 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC wwew.techdirt.com [Source type: News]

The Other notable attendees include Newt Gingrich and Nicole Kidman.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3953407.stm
  2. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2004/04/07/business/market-place-news-corp-plans-to-follow-its-chief-to-the-united-states.html
  3. ^ a b c d e [1]
  4. ^ "Company Profile for News Corporation (NWSA)". http://zenobank.com/index.php?symbol=NWSA&page=quotesearch. Retrieved 2008-09-30. 
  5. ^ http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/global500/2009/industries/145/index.html
  6. ^ http://www.viacom.com/investorrelations/Investor_Relations_Docs/Q407%20Web%20Deck%20FINAL.pdf
  7. ^ http://money.cnn.com/2009/02/09/news/companies/disney_dreamworks.fortune/?postversion=2009020914
  8. ^ News Corporation - Annual Report 2007
  9. ^ 83 Percent of Companies Had Tax-Haven Units GAO Says, Bloomberg.com, 2009-01-16
  10. ^ a b Revolution on Fleet Street, TIME magazine, 1996-08-21.
  11. ^ [2]
  12. ^ [3]
  13. ^ http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/apr/22/chinathemedia.rupertmurdoch
  14. ^ Fox Business makes TV debut, Hollywood Reporter, 16 October 2007. Accessed: 10-17-2007.
  15. ^ Fox Business Network blazes new trail, USA Today, 14 October 2007. Accessed: 2007-10-17.
  16. ^ Fox Business: Fluff meets financial, Toronto Globe and Mail, 16 October 2007. Accessed: 2007-10-17.
  17. ^ Rupert Murdoch Speaks His Mind, Business Week, Feb 2007.
  18. ^ News Corp and Liberty Media, USA Today, 2006-12-22.
  19. ^ News Corp Murdoch trust sells shares, The Age, 2007-11-16.
  20. ^ Murdoch's son sees pay doubled ahead of exit, Daily Telegraph, 2005-08-26.
  21. ^ Charlie Rose interview with Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, video.google.com
  22. ^ Li, Kenneth (2010-01-22). "Alwaleed backs James Murdoch". Financial Times (Pearson PLC). http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7b0b1924-06f5-11df-b058-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1. Retrieved 2010-01-23. 
  23. ^ Kercheval, Nancy and Danielle Rossingh (2007-12-22). "News Corp. to Sell U.S. TV Stations for $1.1 Trillion (Update5)". Bloomberg.com. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=a3tNrZzvfKiM. Retrieved 2007-12-22. 
  24. ^ "Murdoch's Pebble Beach shindig". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. http://www.abc.net.au/rn/mediareport/stories/2006/1711577.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-01. 
  25. ^ "Bono and Blair to join Murdoch on the beach". The Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2006/jul/28/citynews.broadcasting. Retrieved 2007-12-01. 
  26. ^ "The PM, the mogul and the secret agenda". The Guardian. http://observer.guardian.co.uk/politics/story/0,,1827023,00.html. Retrieved 2007-12-01. 

External links

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  • News Corporation official site
  • Ketupa - News Corporation profile with history and holdings
  • News Corp.^ Delaware corporation, in which News Corp.
    • General Motors Corporation, Hughes Electronics Corporation, and The News Corporation Limited Merger Page 20 January 2010 23:54 UTC www.fcc.gov [Source type: Reference]

    ^ Company profiles/ News Corporation .

    ^ News Corp Executive VP of Global marketing and Corporate Affairs Gary Ginsberg will be leaving News Corp at the end of the year, the company announced...

    Holdings and Timeline - Columbia Journalism Review (This site has not been updated since 2004).

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