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News Corporation ( NYSE: NWS () is a http://www.nyse.com/about/listed/lcddata.html?ticker=NWS) media conglomerate that operates world-wide. Its major shareholder and managing director is Rupert Murdoch. It is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and as a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol NWC
Formerly incorporated in Adelaide, Australia, and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, News Corporation is now a U.S. company re-incorporated in the State of Delaware after shareholders unanimously voted for the move. This reincorporation was completed on November 12, 2004.
The holdings of News Corporation include: Books HarperCollins book publishing company ReganBooks Zondervan Christian book Publisher. Newspapers Australian newspapers UK newspapers, published by News International Ltd. News Group Newspapers Ltd. Times Newspapers Ltd. US newspapers and magazines Magazines Music Satellite BSkyB, United Kingdom (35% holding) DirecTV Group, North and South America DirecTV, the largest U.S. satellite TV provider DirectTV Latin America Hughes Network Systems Sky Italia, Italian satellite TV service Star TV, an Asian satellite TV service Sports Studios TV Fox Network a US-wide broadcast television network Fox News Channel, a 24-hour cable news channel Fox Sports Net, a chain of regional cable television networks broadcasting local sporting events linked together by national sports news programming. Local chanels include "Fox Sports Southwest", "Fox Sports Bay Area", etc. Fox Soccer Channel, a United States digital cable network specializing mainly in soccer. Fox Sports en Español, a Spanish-language North American cable sports network; its sports lineup is tailored to appeal to a Latin American audience. Fox Sports en Latinoamérica, a Mexico-based Latin American satellite and cable sports network. Foxtel, Australia's largest satellite and cable pay TV provider, a joint venture with Telstra and Publishing and Broadcasting Limited 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 program . The Shield National Geographic Channel SPEED Channel Sky One A UK-based general entertainment channel (part of BSkyB) Sky News UK-based cable news channel (part of BSkyB) Sky Sports UK-based cable sports channel plex (part of BSkyB) Sky Movies UK-based cable movie channel plex (part of BSkyB) Sky Box Office UK-based on-demand movie channel (part of BSkyB) Other assets
News Corporation ( official site http://www.newscorp.com/) Ketupa - News Corporation ( profile with history and holdings http://www.ketupa.net/murdoch.htm) Complete list of News Corp's holdings ( - http://www.cjr.org/owners/newscorp.asp) Columbia Journalism Review LookSmart - News Corporation ( directory category http://search.looksmart.com/p/browse/us1/us317829/us317862/us326651/us962833/us962831/) Open Directory Project - News Corporation ( directory category http://dmoz.org/Business/Arts_and_Entertainment/Media_Conglomerates/News_Corporation/) OutFoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism ( http://www.outfoxed.org/)