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NEWS CORPORATION (NWS)

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Former (or subsequent) names

 FROMTO
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, INC.02/07/2013
NEWS CORPORATION02/12/200402/07/2013
NEWS CORPORATION, INC02/12/2004

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Our website ranking of NWS: rating 5
(5 out of 5)
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REGISTRY:
Computershare, Level 5, 115 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel : +61 (0)3 9415 4000 or 1300 850 505 (within Australia)
Fax : +61 8 9473 2408 or 1300 534 987
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Company details

Address: 2 Holt Street, SURRY HILLS, NSW, AUSTRALIA, 2010
Tel:  (02) 9288 3000 Fax: (02) 9288 3275

Date first listed: 04/11/2004
Company Secretary: Mr Alastair Sinton, Ms Laura O'Leary (Joint Co. Secretary)
Sector: Media
Industry Group: XDJ
Activities: Diversified international media and entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; a
OFX Transferring Money Internationally to Free

name changed to Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

02/07/2013

we understand that on or about this date the company undertook, proposed to undertake or was the subject of the following corporate action: - separation of its publishing and its media and entertainment businesses into two distinct publicly traded companies - this corporate event may appear elsewhere in this company record

01/07/2013

name changed from News Corporation, Inc

02/12/2004

in November 2004, News Corporation Limited (The) underwent a reorganisation and redomiciled in the United States - that company's securities ceased trading under the ASX codes NCP and NCPDP on 3 November 2004 and commenced trading the following day as an American company under the new name News Corporation, Inc - securities based on those American shares still trade on ASX, as Chess Depository Interests under the codes NWS and NWSLV - for any announcement in relation to the former Australian company (The News Corporation Limited) please use the code NCP - for any subsequent announcement by the American-based News Corporation, Inc. please use the code NWS

16/11/2004

in September 2004, News Corporation Ltd reincorporated in the US - according to the Australian Taxation Office, shareholders of News Corporation Ltd can choose scrip-for-scrip rollover on the receipt of News Corporation shares (including those represented by Chess Depository Instruments or CDIs) for the cancellation of their News Corporation Ltd shares (note that scrip-for-scrip rollover does not apply to a capital loss) - if rollover is chosen, the first element of the cost base of each News Corporation share (including those represented by CDIs) is the sum of the cost base of the two News Corporation Ltd shares they exchanged for it, and shareholders are taken to have acquired their News Corporation shares or CDIs at the time they acquired News Corporation Ltd shares they exchanged for them

16/11/2004

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    Directors' on-market share transactions (last 5)

     

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    Directors & Executives (current)

    NAMETITLEDATE OF APPT
    Rupert MurdochChairman, Managing Director09/06/1980
    Chase CareyDeputy Chairman, COO29/10/1996
    Lawrence JacobsVice President, General Counsel
    Mark HurdNon Exec Director12/02/2008
    James MurdochExecutive Director07/12/2007
    Natalie BancroftExecutive Director07/12/2007
    David DeVoeDirector24/10/1990
    Arthur SiskindDirector01/02/1991
    Peter BarnesDirector16/04/2004
    Lachlan MurdochDirector29/10/1996
    Viet DinhDirector16/04/2004
    John ThorntonDirector25/06/2004
    Rod EddingtonDirector24/09/1999
    Jose AznarDirector10/02/2006
    Andrew KnightDirector01/02/1991
    Kenneth CowleyDirector17/12/1979
    Thomas PerkinsDirector09/12/1996
    Lauren KanterGeneral Counsel

    Date of first appointment, title may have changed.

    Directors & Executives (former)

    NAMETITLEDATE OF APPOINTMENTDATE OF RESIGNATION
    Peter CherninCOO, Executive Director30/06/2009
    Roderick PaigeNon Exec Director12/02/2008
    Stanley ShumanNon Exec Director21/10/2005
    Geoffey BibleNon Exec Director01/10/2004
    Graham KraeheNon Exec Director16/04/2004
    Juho ErkkoNon Exec Director15/10/2003
    Bert RobertsNon Exec Director14/08/2002

    Date of first appointment, title may have changed.