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News Corporation (NYSE: NWS (http://www.nyse.com/about/listed/lcddata.html?ticker=NWS)) is a 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:

External links

  • News Corporation (http://www.newscorp.com/) official site
  • Ketupa - News Corporation (http://www.ketupa.net/murdoch.htm) profile with history and holdings
  • Complete list of News Corp's holdings (http://www.cjr.org/owners/newscorp.asp) - Columbia Journalism Review
  • LookSmart - News Corporation (http://search.looksmart.com/p/browse/us1/us317829/us317862/us326651/us962833/us962831/) directory category
  • Open Directory Project - News Corporation (http://dmoz.org/Business/Arts_and_Entertainment/Media_Conglomerates/News_Corporation/) directory category
  • OutFoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism (http://www.outfoxed.org/)

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Currently NewsCorp subsidiaries, (of which BSkyB is one), own the Formula 1 broadcast rights in a variety of different markets worldwide.
NewsCorp stepped in, took over the marketing, increased the professionalism and transformed the sports by imposing modern business practices, thus increasing the profitability of the competitions.
NewsCorp owns an array of stations in the United States, notably the Fox network, but also cable and satellite services.
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