News Corp

News Corp, whose assets include a stake in Britain’s BSkyB, The Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Sun and other newspapers across the globe, was restructured in 2013, when Rupert Murdoch spun off the more profitable entertainment business.

TPG pays HK$1.66b for Murdoch unit Star’s Phoenix stake

Chairman and CEO of News Corp Rupert Murdoch at Fox Studios in California on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

US private equity firm TPG Capital will pay HK$1.66 billion (US$213.73 million) for 21st Century Fox-controlled Star Entertainment’s remaining stake in a Chinese satellite television operator.

Saturday, 19 October, 2013, 5:32pm

News Corp Australian chief quits amid review

Kim Williams (left) and his successor Julian Clarke.

News Corp's Australia chief, Kim Williams, resigned from the company as New York Post editor-in-chief Col Allan reviews its newspapers in the country amid pre-election clashes with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

10 Aug 2013 - 4:31am

News Corp gets tepid response from investors after split

News Crop assets include the Wall Street Journal and its sister companies, as well as The Times, The Sun and newspapers in Australia and the US. Photo: AP

News Corp shares slipped when the company began trading separately from the 21st Century Fox entertainment operation, as investors gave a tepid reception to the slower-growing publishing business.

2 Jul 2013 - 11:44am