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News Corporation

1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
United States
212-416-3400
http://newscorp.com

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryBroadcasting - TV
Full Time Employees26,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Keith Rupert Murdoch ACExec. Chairman3MN/A1931
Mr. Lachlan Keith MurdochCo-Chairman274.64kN/A1971
Mr. Robert J. ThomsonCEO & Director6.41MN/A1961
Ms. Susan Lee Panuccio BBUS (Dist), B.Bus (Hons), ICCAChief Financial Officer2.26MN/A1972
Mr. David B. PitofskyChief Compliance Officer & Gen. Counsel1.8MN/A1965
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in AUD.

Description

News Corporation, a media and information services company, creates and distributes content for consumers and businesses worldwide. It operates through News and Information Services, Book Publishing, Digital Real Estate Services, and Cable Network Programming segments. The company distributes content and data products, including The Wall Street Journal, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, Barron's, MarketWatch, Dow Jones PEVC, and DJX through various media channels, such as newspapers, newswires, Websites, applications for mobile devices, tablets and e-book readers, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, and videos. It also owns and operates daily, Sunday, weekly, and bi-weekly newspapers comprising The Australian, The Weekend Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Herald Sun, Sunday Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Sunday Mail, The Advertiser, Sunday Mail, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday, The Times, The Sunday Times, and New York Post, as well as digital mastheads and other Websites. In addition, the company offers home-delivered shopper media that include free-standing inserts and direct mail products; in-store marketing products and services primarily to consumer packaged goods manufacturers; in-store merchandising services; and digital marketing solutions. Further, it publishes general fiction, nonfiction, children's, and religious books; and provides sports programming services with eight television channels distributed through cable, satellite and IP, various interactive viewing applications, and broadcast rights to live sporting events. Additionally, the company offers property and property-related services on its Websites and mobile applications, as well as residential and commercial property Websites; online real estate services; and professional software and services products, which comprise Top Producer, FiveStreet, and ListHub. News Corporation is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate Governance

News Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2018 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.