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News Corporation (NWS)

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  • 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)
    | May 6, 2009, 4:09 PM | Comment!
  • 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.
    | May 4, 2009, 2:24 PM | Comment!
  • 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."
    | Apr. 30, 2009, 1:10 PM | 1 Comment
  • 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%.
    | Apr. 30, 2009, 10:49 AM | Comment!
  • 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.
    | Apr. 3, 2009, 11:18 AM | Comment!
  • Apr. 3, 2009, 10:43 AM
    Rupert Murdoch (NWS) says the time has come for newspapers to charge for online content.
    | Apr. 3, 2009, 10:43 AM | 10 Comments
  • 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.
    | Apr. 1, 2009, 9:32 AM | Comment!
  • 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).
    | Mar. 31, 2009, 7:29 AM | Comment!
  • Mar. 30, 2009, 11:44 AM
    Google's (GOOG) planned re-design of YouTube, set to launch April 16, smacks of Hulu (NWS, GE).
    | Mar. 30, 2009, 11:44 AM | Comment!
  • Mar. 30, 2009, 10:21 AM
    Disney (DIS) plays the field, reportedly holding talks about video distribution with both Hulu (NWS, GE) and YouTube (GOOG).
    | Mar. 30, 2009, 10:21 AM | Comment!
  • Mar. 16, 2009, 1:12 PM
    Wall Street Journal (NWS), one of web video provider Brightcove's flagship clients, is now plugging directly into Limelight Networks (LLNW) content delivery network, Silicon Alley Insider discovers.
    | Mar. 16, 2009, 1:12 PM | Comment!
  • Feb. 27, 2009, 1:47 PM
    The talk around the pool at Barry Diller’s annual brunch in Beverly Hills last weekend was not about who would win an Oscar the following day. It was about what Peter Chernin will do once he leaves News Corp. (NWS).
    | Feb. 27, 2009, 1:47 PM | Comment!
  • Feb. 25, 2009, 3:22 PM
    Two days after Rupert Murdoch's love affair with print media helped drive away longtime lieutenant Peter Chernin, News Corp. (NWS) insiders say he's "fervently" talking about a play for the LA Times - which could make easier prey than his other obsession, the NY Times (NYT).
    | Feb. 25, 2009, 3:22 PM | Comment!
  • Feb. 23, 2009, 4:25 PM
    Peter Chernin, the highly regarded president of News Corp. (NWS) "who has paved the way for the global media giant on Wall Street and in Hollywood," is leaving. With no obvious successor, the departure catches NWS at a particularly vulnerable time. NWS +2.7% AH. (LA Times)
    | Feb. 23, 2009, 4:25 PM | Comment!
  • Feb. 5, 2009, 4:15 PM
    News Corp. (NWS): FQ2 EPS of $0.12 misses by $0.07. Revenue of $7.87B (-8.4%) vs. $8.39B. "Our results for the quarter are a direct reflection of the grim economic climate. While we anticipated a weakening, the downturn is more severe and likely longer lasting than previously thought." Shares -2.6% AH. (PR)
    | Feb. 5, 2009, 4:15 PM | 2 Comments
  • Feb. 4, 2009, 2:00 PM
    Americans viewed 14.3B online videos in Dec., comScore says, with Google (GOOG) growing its leading market share to 41.2%. Hulu's (NWS, GE) share jumped 6% to 1.7% with 241M videos viewed. Now can someone please explain how videos viewed way outnumbers total searches?
    | Feb. 4, 2009, 2:00 PM | 4 Comments
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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.