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News Corp Says Co And Telstra Complete Transaction To Combine Foxtel And Fox Sports Australia
Monday, 2 Apr 2018 06:05pm EDT 

April 3 (Reuters) - News Corp ::NEWS CORP AND TELSTRA COMPLETE TRANSACTION TO COMBINE FOXTEL AND FOX SPORTS AUSTRALIA.  Full Article

Dow Jones Acquires Cerico
Monday, 19 Mar 2018 09:00am EDT 

March 19 (Reuters) - News Corp ::DOW JONES ACQUIRES CERICO.DOW JONES - DOW JONES RISK & COMPLIANCE COMPLETED ACQUISITION OF CERICO FROM LAW FIRM PINSENT MASONS AND CAMPBELL NASH.  Full Article

Digital Football Business Dugout Agrees To Acquire Ballball And Form Strategic Alliance With News Corp
Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018 02:05pm EDT 

March 13 (Reuters) - News Corp ::DIGITAL FOOTBALL BUSINESS DUGOUT AGREES TO ACQUIRE BALLBALL AND FORM STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH NEWS CORP TO DRIVE ASIA GROWTH.NEWS CORP - NEWS CORP TO BECOME PARTNER AND SHAREHOLDER IN DUGOUT SE ASIA.NEWS CORP - THE ACQUISITION WILL LEAD TO CREATION OF A NEW DUGOUT ENTITY - DUGOUT SE ASIA - WHICH WILL BE HEADQUARTERED IN SINGAPORE.NEWS CORP SAYS REVEALED PLANS FOR LANDMARK ACQUISITION BY DUGOUT OF CO'S MOBILE AND ONLINE PLATFORM BALLBALL.NEWS CORP - DUGOUT WILL BE MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER OF DUGOUT SE ASIA, CO WILL ALSO HAVE A STAKE IN NEW BUSINESS.NEWS CORP SAYS BALLBALL TO BECOME PART OF NEW ENTITY - DUGOUT SE ASIA.  Full Article

Telstra Corporation ‍Signs Agreement To Combine Foxtel & Fox Sports Australia​
Monday, 5 Mar 2018 04:25pm EST 

March 6 (Reuters) - Telstra Corporation Ltd ::‍SIGN DEFINITIVE AGREEMENTS TO COMBINE FOXTEL AND FOX SPORTS AUSTRALIA.NEWS CORP WILL HAVE 65 PER CENT SHAREHOLDING IN COMBINED ENTITY AND TELSTRA WILL HAVE 35 PER CENT.TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE DURING Q4 OF FISCAL YEAR 2018​.NEWS CORP TO APPOINT 4 DIRECTORS INCLUDING CHAIRMAN OF COMBINED CO; CO TO APPOINT 2 DIRECTORS​.  Full Article

Harpercollins Publishers Buys AMACOM Books
Friday, 2 Mar 2018 10:15am EST 

March 2 (Reuters) - HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS ::HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS BUYS AMACOM BOOKS.HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS SAYS FINANCIAL DETAILS OF ACQUISITION WERE NOT DISCLOSED.‍HARPERCOLLINS - WILL TAKE OVER ALL FRONT LIST & BACKLIST PUBLICATION, SALES, DISTRIBUTION, & LICENSING OF OVER 600 BOOKS IN AMACOM'S CATALOG​.  Full Article

News Corp Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $0.24
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 04:15pm EST 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - News Corp ::ORATION REPORTS SECOND QUARTER RESULTS FOR FISCAL 2018.Q2 LOSS PER SHARE $0.14.Q2 REVENUE ROSE 3 PERCENT TO $2.18 BILLION.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.24.IN QUARTER, COMPANY RECORDED A CHARGE OF $174 MILLION RELATED TO RECENTLY ENACTED U.S. TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT.QTRLY ADVERTISING REVENUES $702 MILLION VERSUS $748 MILLION.IN QUARTER, "CIRCULATION AND SUBSCRIPTION REVENUES INCREASED 6%, PRIMARILY DUE TO A HEALTHY CONTRIBUTION FROM DOW JONES".QTRLY BOOK PUBLISHING REVENUES $469 MILLION VERSUS $466 MILLION.QTRLY NEWS AND INFORMATION SERVICES REVENUES $1,298 MILLION VERSUS $1,303 MILLION.  Full Article

Competition Bureau Reaches Settlement With HarperCollins In eBooks Case
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 05:12pm EST 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Competition Bureau: :COMPETITION BUREAU REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH HARPERCOLLINS IN EBOOKS CASE.COMPETITION BUREAU SAYS REACHED AGREEMENT WITH HARPERCOLLINS WHICH COMMISSIONER EXPECTS WILL RESTORE RETAIL PRICE COMPETITION FOR EBOOKS IN CANADA.  Full Article

Uday Shankar Named President Of 21St Century Fox, Asia
Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017 07:05am EST 

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::UDAY SHANKAR NAMED PRESIDENT OF 21ST CENTURY FOX, ASIA.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - PROMOTED STAR INDIA CHAIRMAN AND CEO UDAY SHANKAR TO PRESIDENT, 21ST CENTURY FOX, ASIA.  Full Article

News Corp Launches News IQ
Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017 07:00am EST 

Dec 5 (Reuters) - News Corp ::NEWS CORP LAUNCHES NEWS IQ.NEWS CORP - ANNOUNCED LAUNCH OF NEWS IQ, A NEW ADVERTISING PLATFORM.  Full Article

News Corp reports Q4 loss per share $0.74 from cont ops
Thursday, 10 Aug 2017 04:15pm EDT 

Aug 10 (Reuters) - News Corp -:News Corporation reports fourth quarter and full year results for fiscal 2017.Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.11.Q4 revenue $2.08 billion versus I/B/E/S view $2.1 billion.Q4 earnings per share view $0.09 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 loss per share $0.74 from continuing operations.News Corp qtrly news and information services segment ebitda $103 million versus. $160 million last year.News corp - qtrly news and information services revenue $1,281‍​ million versus $1,417 million.News Corp - qtrly book publishing revenue $ ‍407​ million versus. $433 million last year.  Full Article

Seven West Media, News Corp's Foxtel win bid for Australia cricket rights

April 13 Broadcaster Seven West Media said on Friday that it has been informed by Cricket Australia that it is the successful bidder for cricket broadcast rights, along with pay television company Foxtel.