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  • Jun. 4, 2009, 8:22 AM
    News Corp. (NWS) succeeds in luring back Chase Carey, CEO of DirecTV Group (DTV). Effective July 1, Carey will serve as News Corp.'s president and COO.
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  • Jun. 2, 2009, 8:02 AM
    News Corp. (NWS) is trying to lure back Chase Carey, CEO of DirecTV Group (DTV), to serve as a top lieutenant to Rupert Murdoch after President and COO Peter Chernin leaves the company next month.
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  • May 28, 2009, 9:55 AM
    News Corp. (NWS) is looking to broaden its advertising deal with Google (GOOG) by selling access to more of its media properties.
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  • May 14, 2009, 10:40 AM
    The landmark, $900M ad-search deal between Google (GOOG) and MySpace (NWS) has little chance of being renegotiated on similar terms, sources say. The newly-revealed contract also helps explain MySpace's seeming obsesion with page views, which may have helped Facebook supplant the pioneer.
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  • May 12, 2009, 12:38 PM
    Twitter leapfrogs New York Times (NYT) and WSJ (NWS) for unique visitors in April.
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  • May 11, 2009, 8:01 AM
    WSJ's (NWS) online site will launch a "sophisticated micro-payments service" this fall as the news industry struggles to find a more viable online business model. Publishers may be given limited exemption from antitrust laws to discuss online pricing models.
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  • May 9, 2009, 5:05 PM
    Don't be so quick to sneer at Rupert Murdoch's (NWS) plans to charge for web content, Bryan Appleyard says: "If the web makes no money or, at least, not enough to sustain proper news operations - and it doesn't - then you will either get no proper news, or just none on the web."
  • May 6, 2009, 4:09 PM
    News Corp. (NWS): FQ3 EPS of $0.16 in-line. Revenue of $7.4B vs. $7.71B. Says results "directly reflect the continuing weakness of the global economic climate." Shares -0.7% AH. (PR)
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  • May 4, 2009, 2:24 PM
    As Facebook continues to grow, MySpace (NWS) is losing users, while those who remain tend to be younger and poorer, hurting ad revenue. MySpace hopes a planned makeover will help turn the site around.
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  • Apr. 30, 2009, 1:10 PM
    This is the beginning of a bull, Sumner Redstone (VIA) says, noting markets are shrugging off bad news. Redstone also took a swipe at rival Rupert Murdoch (NWS): "The newspaper is dying... I'm not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch's Wall Street Journal."
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  • Apr. 30, 2009, 10:49 AM
    Disney (DIS) to distribute programs from ABC, Disney Channel, and films from Walt Disney Studios on Hulu (GE, NWS). (PR) Congrats to Hulu, which snags its first big player. DIS +4.8%. GE +3.5%. NWS +3.7%.
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  • Apr. 3, 2009, 11:18 AM
    News Corp. (NWS) is investing in a mobile device for reading newspapers, with a screen larger than typical handheld devices.
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  • Apr. 3, 2009, 10:43 AM
    Rupert Murdoch (NWS) says the time has come for newspapers to charge for online content.
  • Apr. 1, 2009, 9:32 AM
    MySpace (NWS) will collaborate with IAC/InterActiveCorp's (IACI) Citysearch as it tries to tap into the fast-growing local online-ads market.
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  • Mar. 31, 2009, 7:29 AM
    Disney (DIS) reaches a deal to offer sports highlights, TV clips and other short videos for distribution via YouTube (GOOG). It's unclear whether Disney is still considering a separate deal with Hulu (GE, NWS).
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  • Mar. 30, 2009, 11:44 AM
    Google's (GOOG) planned re-design of YouTube, set to launch April 16, smacks of Hulu (NWS, GE).
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News Corp is a diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers and businesses.