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News Corp says Elaine Chao notified co she will resign from board if and when confirmed Secretary of Transportation
Monday, 5 Dec 2016 04:44pm EST 

News Corp :News Corp - on December 2, 2016, Elaine Chao notified co that she will resign from board effective if and when she is confirmed as Secretary of Transportation.  Full Article

Dow Jones plans to review operations at the Wall Street Journal - WSJ
Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 04:38pm EDT 

: Dow Jones & Co announced a broad review of operations at the Wall Street Journal, driven by a significant decline in print advertising - WSJ .Dow Jones & Co review could include a reduction of head count - WSJ, citing sources.  Full Article

News Corp says Rupert Murdoch's 2016 total compensation $5.34 mln
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016 04:35pm EDT 

News Corp : Exec chairman Rupert Murdoch 2016 total compensation of $5.34 million versus $5.07 million in 2015 .News corp - CEO Robert J. Thomson's 2016 total compensation was $11.3 million versus $10.3 million in 2015 - sec filing.  Full Article

APN News and Media says shareholders approve sale of Australian Regional Media
Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 08:58pm EDT 

APN News & Media Ltd : APN shareholders approve sale of arm . 99.94% of shareholders who voted (which excluded News Limited and its associates) voted in favour of the sale of ARM .  Full Article

ACCC says will not oppose Seven West Media's proposed acquisition of The Sunday times and perthnow.com.au
Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016 07:14pm EDT 

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: Axx: accc will not oppose swm's proposed acquisition . Will not oppose proposed acquisition of the Sunday times and perthnow.com.au from News Corporation by Seven West Media . Proposed acquisition is, on balance, not likely to substantially lessen competition for either consumers or advertisers .  Full Article

News Corp says received acceptances of c.94 pct Wireless shares
Wednesday, 7 Sep 2016 11:11am EDT 

News Corp : Offer update: Extension of offer timetable .As at 3.00 p.m. on 7 Sept 2016, co received valid acceptances of 64. million wireless shares, representing about 93.84 percent of existing issued share.  Full Article

Bid target Wireless sees FY outturn broadly in line with expectations
Monday, 22 Aug 2016 02:00am EDT 

Wireless Group Plc : Six month group revenue from continuing operations of £38.2m (2015 restated: £37.0m) . Six month pre-tax profits from continuing operations of £4.5m (2015 restated: £5.0m) . Disposal of tv business to itv for a purchase price of £100m completed in February 2016 . Profit on disposal of £79.2m and associated return of capital of £55.0m . No interim dividend declared in light of news corp offer . Awarded three packages for Premier League live audio rights which will further underpin outlook for Talksport going forward - chairman .Currently anticipates a full year outturn broadly in line with expectations.  Full Article

News Corp says Wireless Group offer becomes unconditional
Thursday, 18 Aug 2016 02:00am EDT 

News Corp (Uk & Ireland): Received valid acceptances of offer in respect of 63,279,001 wireless shares (representing approximately 92.17 per cent) .Offer has become unconditional as to acceptances.  Full Article

News Corp Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.10
Monday, 8 Aug 2016 04:05pm EDT 

News Corp : News corporation reports fourth quarter and full year results for fiscal 2016 . Q4 revenue $2.2 billion versus i/b/e/s view $2.06 billion . Q4 earnings per share view $0.13 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q4 earnings per share $0.16 from continuing operations . News corp says q4 book publishing revenue $433 million versus $390 million . Q4 news and information services segment ebitda $160 million versus $169 million last year . Q4 news and information services revenue $1,417 million versus $ 1,404 million . Says declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.10 per share for class a common stock and class b common stock .Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.10.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox reports Q4 adj earnings per share $0.45
Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016 04:04pm EDT 

Twenty-first Century Fox Inc : Q4 earnings per share $0.30 from continuing operations . Q4 earnings per share view $0.37 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . 21St century fox reports full year income from continuing operations attributable to stockholders of $2.76 billion and total segment operating income before depreciation and amortization of $6.60 billion on total revenue of $27.33 billion . Q4 revenue $6.65 billion versus i/b/e/s view $6.68 billion . Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.45 excluding items . Q4 cable network programming segment oibda $1,214 million versus $1,218 million last year . First century fox - $0.06 increase to annualized dividend resulting in a prospective annual dividend of $0.36 per share . First century fox inc - quarterly total segment oibda of $1.45 billion declined by $93 million from $1.54 billion reported in prior year quarter . Q4 television segment oibda $144 million versus $113 million last year . First century fox inc - incremental $3 billion buyback authorization .Q4 filmed entertainment segment oibda $164 million versus $269 million last year.  Full Article

News Corp CEO says drop in pound 'auspicious' for $295 million Wireless deal

LONDON The boss of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said the timing of the U.S. group's offer for talkSPORT-owner Wireless after the post-Brexit drop in the pound was "auspicious", although the companies had been in talks for some time.