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Soapy Bubbles   Saturday, 02/16/08 11:37:59 AM
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Wanna learn about NEWS CORPORATION? This is a HUGE partner in getting the word out! Notice how NEWS CORP can help WNBD with their "World Phase" as outlined:

"WNBD has designed its business plan to pass through 6 Phases; Initial Operations Phase (Annual Sales less than $1 Million), Implementation Phase (Annual Sales of $1 Million to $3 Million), Growth Phase (Annual Sales of $3 Million to $5 Million), Self-Sustaining Phase (Sales between $5-50 Million), Established Phase (Sales between $50 Million and $100 Million), World Phase (Sales over $100 Million)."


News Corporation (abbreviated to News Corp) (NYSE: NWS, NYSE: NWSa, ASX: NWS, LSE: NCRA) is the world's largest media conglomerate company by market capitalization[2][3]. The company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is Rupert Murdoch and the President and Chief Operating Officer is Peter Chernin.

News Corporation is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Australian Stock Exchange and as a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange. Formerly incorporated in South Australia, the company was re-incorporated in the United States state of Delaware after a majority of shareholders approved the move on November 12, 2004.

News Corporation's headquarters is at 1211 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Ave.), in New York City, in the newer 1960s-1970s corridor of the Rockefeller Center complex.

Revenue for the year ended June 30, 2007 was US$28.655 billion with an operating income of US$4.452 billion. This does not include News Corporation's minority share of the revenue from DirecTV and British Sky Broadcasting. Almost 70% of the company's sales come from its US businesses.

News Corp has the following holdings used for publishing, advertising, and other purposes:


HarperCollins book publishing company
Zondervan Christian book publisher
Youth Specialties - organisation helping youth workers worldwide through training seminars and conventions, resources and the internet.
Inspirio - religious gift production.


The Australian (Nationwide)
The Weekend Australian (Nationwide)
Community Media Group (16 QLD & NSW suburban/regional titles)
The Courier-Mail (Queensland)
The Sunday Mail (Queensland)
The Cairns Post (Cairns, Queensland)
The Gold Coast Bulletin (Gold Coast, Queensland)
The Townsville Bulletin (Townsville, Queensland)
The Daily Telegraph (New South Wales)
The Sunday Telegraph (New South Wales)
Herald Sun (Victoria)
Sunday Herald Sun (Victoria)
The Weekly Times (Victoria)
Leader Newspapers (30 suburban Melbourne, VIC titles)
MX (Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane CBD)
The Geelong Advertiser (Geelong, Victoria)
The Advertiser (South Australia)
The Sunday Mail (South Australia)
Messenger Newspapers (11 suburban Adelaide, SA titles)
The Sunday Times (Western Australia)
The Mercury (Tasmania)
Quest Newspapers (19 suburban Brisbane, QLD titles)
The Sunday Tasmanian (Tasmania)
Northern Territory News (Northern Territory)
The Sunday Territorian (Northern Territory)
The Tablelands Advertiser (Atherton Tablelands and the Far North, Queensland)
The Tablelander (Atherton Tablelands and the Far North, Queensland)
Fiji Times (National)
Nai Lalakai
Shanti Dut
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Post-Courier (National)(62.5%)
UK and Ireland newspapers, published by subsidiaries of News International Ltd.
News Group Newspapers Ltd.
the tabloid The Sun (published in Ireland as The Irish Sun)
the tabloid News of the World
Times Newspapers Ltd.
the broadsheet The Sunday Times
the 'ex-broadsheet' (Now in compact form) The Times
The Times Literary Supplement
NI Free Newspapers Ltd.
the free newspaper thelondonpaper
US newspapers and magazines
The New York Post
Dow Jones & Company
Consumer Media Group
The Wall Street Journal - the leading US financial newspaper.
Wall Street Journal Europe
Wall Street Journal Asia
Barron's - weekly financial markets magazine.
Marketwatch - Financial news and information website.
Far Eastern Economic Review
Enterprise Media Group
Dow Jones Newswires - world's leading real-time news and information provider.
Factiva - provides business news and information together with content delivery tools and services.
Dow Jones Indexes - stock market indexes and indicators.
Dow Jones Financial Information Services - produces databases, electronic media, newsletters, conferences, directories, and other information services on specialized markets and industry sectors.
Local Media Group
Ottoway Community Newspapers - 8 daily and 15 weekly regional newspapers.
STOXX (33%)- joint venture with Deutsche Boerse and SWG Group for the development and distribution of Dow Jones STOXX indices.
Vedomosti (33%) - Russia's leading financial newspaper (joint venture with Financial Times and Independent Media).
SmartMoney (50%)
The Timesledger Newspapers in Queens, New York: Bayside Times, Whitestone Times, Flushing Times, Fresh Meadows Times, Little Neck Ledger, Jackson Heights Times, Richmond Hill Times, Jamaica Times, Laurelton Times, Queens Village Times, Astoria Times, Forest Hills Ledger, Ridgewood Ledger, Howard Beach Times
The Courier-Life Newspapers in Brooklyn
Caribbean Life
The Times-Herald Record


TV Guide, via partial ownership of Gemstar-TV Guide
The Weekly Standard (Washington, D.C.)
Alpha Magazine
Australian Country Style
Australian Golf Digest
Australian Good Taste
Big League
Donna Hay
Fast Fours
GQ (Australia)
Gardening Australia
InsideOut (Aust)
Lifestyle Pools
Live to Ride
Overlander 4WD
Modern Boating
Modern Fishing
Pure Health
Super Food Ideas
Truck Australia
Truckin' Life
twowheels scooter
Vogue (Australia)
Vogue Entertaining & Travel
Vogue Living
Love it! (UK based Magazine)
InsideOut (UK Based Magazine)
The Travel Magazine (UK Based Magazine)

Music / Radio

MySpace Records
Radio City (India radio station)(20%)held through STAR TV- commercial FM network with stations in 20 cities.
Nashe (50%)
Best FM (50%)


50% of the National Rugby League (Australia and New Zealand)
Majority ownership of the Brisbane Broncos (68.9%) and, full ownership of Melbourne Storm and North Queensland Cowboys rugby league teams.
Colorado Rockies (15%)


Fox Filmed Entertainment: 20th Century Fox's parent company
20th Century Fox: a film production company
20th Century Fox Television - primetime television programming.
20th Television - primetime television distribution.
Fox Searchlight Pictures - specialized films.
Fox 2000 Pictures - general audience feature films.
Fox Television Studios(productions)- market specific programming eg. COPS.
Fox Television Studios International
Fox World Productions
Fox World Australia
Fox TV Studios France
Fox TV Studios India
Natural History New Zealand - natural world documentaries, non-fiction programming.
Fox Atomic - produces theatrical films, comics, and digital content targeting the 17-24 year olds. Aiming to produce/acquire eight films per year over a range of genres, specifically action and horror
Fox Faith - Promotion and distribution of Christian and related "family friendly" movies on DVD and some theatrical release.
Fox Studios Australia, Sydney, New South Wales
Blue Sky Studios - production of CGI films eg. Ice Age.
Fox Entertainment Group
New Regency Productions (20%) - general audience feature films.
Regency Television (50%) - mainstream television shows.
Regency Enterprises (20%) - parent company of New Regency Productions (50%), and Regency Television (50%).


News Corp agreed to sell eight of its television stations to Oak Hill Capital Partners for approximately $1.1 billion as of December 22, 2007. The stations are US FOX affiliates.[11]


Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a US broadcast television network
My Network TV, a US broadcast television network
Fox Television Stations Group, a group of owned and operated FOX television stations
Saeta TV Channel 10, channel of Uruguay
ITV plc (17.5%), a British broadcast television network and the UK's largest advertising revenue based broadcaster via BSkyB, although a recent legal decision will require this stake to be cut.
News Corp Europe
bTV, a broadcast television network in Bulgaria
B1 TV (12,5%), a broadcast television network in Romania, in partnership with Ismar International NV
Fox Televizija, a broadcast television network in Serbia (49%)
Fox Turkey, a Turkish terrestrial channel (56,5%) (formerly TGRT)
Imedi Media Holding(100%), a Georgian radio and TV broadcaster.
Imedi Television
Radio Imedi
TV Puls (35%), a terrestrial channel in Poland.
Israel 10 (9%), a terrestrial channel in Israel.
LNT (100%), a terrestrial channel in Latvia
TV5 (70%), a terrestrial channel in Latvia
ANTV (20%), a private television station in Indonesia, under the administration and label of STAR TV
Prime Television New Zealand - commercial TV station, interest held through stake in SKY Network Television

Satellite television

BSkyB, United Kingdom (39.1% holding).
Foxtel(25%), Australia, a joint venture with Telstra and Publishing and Broadcasting Limited
SKY Network Television , New Zealand (44%)
Sky Italia, Italian satellite TV service
Premiere AG (14.6%), Germany's largest pay TV provider.
STAR TV, an Asian satellite TV service
Phoenix Television (17.6%), satellite TV network with landing rights in Hong Kong, and select provinces on Mainland China
Tata Sky(20%), an Indian DTH TV service (in partnership with Tata Group)


Fox Business Network, a business news channel.
Fox Classics, a channel airing solely classic movies
Fox Movie Channel, an all-movie channel that airs commercial-free movies from 20th Century Fox film library
Fox News Channel, a 24-hour news channel
Fox Reality, a 'Reality TV'-themed channel
Fox Sports Net, a chain of US regional cable television networks broadcasting local sporting events linked together by national sports news programming. Local channels include "Fox Sports Southwest", "Fox Sports Bay Area", etc. (some affiliates are owned by Cablevision).
Fox College Sports, a college sports network consisting of three regionally-aligned channels
SportSouth, a regional sports network in the United States, with its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
Fox Sports International
Fox Soccer Channel, a United States digital cable network specializing mainly in soccer.
Fox Sports Middle East - English language sports network airing in Middle East countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE & Yemen.
Fox Pan American Sports (37.9%) - joint venture with Hicks, Muse, and Tate & Furst.
Fox Sports en Español (50%), a Spanish-language North American cable sports network; its sports lineup is tailored to appeal to a Latin American audience.
Fox Sports en Latinoamérica, a Mexico-based Latin American satellite and cable sports network.
FX Networks, a cable network broadcasting reruns of programming previously shown on other channels, but recently creating its own programming, including the Emmy Award-winning program The Shield.
SPEED Channel
Big Ten Network, college football & basketball cable channel being launched Aug 2007 (49%)
National Geographic Channel (joint venture with National Geographic Magazine) 67%
National Geographic Channel International 75%
Fox International Channels, domestic cable channels offering different formats of Fox programming in over thirty countries worldwide.

Fox Life
Fox Life HD
Fox Crime
Fox Horror
Fox Sports
Speed Channel
National Geographic Channel
National Geographic Channel HD
National Geographic Wild
National Geographic Adventure
National Geographic Music
National Geographic Junior
Next HD
The History Channel
Baby TV
Fox Toma 1 - Spanish language television production.
Fox Telecolombia - Spanish language television production. (51%)
.FOX (pronounced "punto Fox") - largest Spanish & Portuguese language online ad company, plus now handles TV ad sales.
Latin America
Fox Latin American Channels - channels available in over 17 countries in Latin America
Baby TV
Canal FOX
Canal FX
Canal Fox Life
Canal Fox Reality
Canal Fox Sports
Canal Speed
Canal National Geographic Channel
Fox One-Stop Media - advertising sales for company owned and third party channels in Latin America
LAPTV (22.5%)(Latin American Pay Television) operates 8 cable movie channels throughout South America excluding Brazil.
Movie City
Cine Canal
Cine Canal Classics
City Vibe
City Mix
The Film Zone
Movie City HD
Movie City On Demand
Telecine(12.5%) operates 5 cable movie channels in Brazil.
Telecine Premium
Telecine Action
Telecine Light
Telecine Pipoca
Telecine Cult
Premier Media Group (50%)
Fox Sports One
Fox Sports Two
Fox Sports Three
FUEL TV (Australia)
How To Channel
Premium Movie Partnership (20%) - movie channels, a joint venture between 20th Century Fox, Sony Universal, Paramount and Liberty Media
Showtime 1 & 2
Showtime Greats


Hathway Cable & Datacom (22.2%), India's 2nd largest cable network through 7 cities including Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai & Pune
Total TV (20%), Pay TV platform with JV partner KOO's Group majority owner (80%). News Corp also has a 20% interest in the KOO's Group directly


Fox Interactive Media
Foxsports.com - website with sports news, scores, statistics, video and fantasy sports
MySpace - Social networking website, general interest website acquired through purchase from Intermix Media
MySpace TV, a video site which will host amateur videos, contents from net and studios that competes with Google YouTube
Photobucket - Photo sharing website.
Beliefnet - Largest online faith and spirituality network.
Hulu (45%) - online video download site in partnership with NBC Universal.
Flektor - provides Web-based tools for photo and video editing and mashups.
Grab.com - Entertainment/Games. (Acquired through purchase of Intermix Media)
IGN Entertainment - Internet entertainment portal (Includes the sites IGN, GameSpy, Rotten Tomatoes, TeamXbox, and Askmen.com)
Strategic Data Corp - interactive advertising company which develops technology to deliver targeted internet advertising.
WhatIfSports.com - sports simulation and prediction website. Also provides fantasy-style sports games to play.
Movielink (20%) - Online movie downloads joint Venture between - Fox, Viacom, Sony, MGM & Disney
Indya.com - 'India's no. 1 Entertainment Portal'
Jumptheshark.com owned through stake in GemstarTVGuide
ROO Group Inc (5% increasing to 10% with performance targets)
News Digital Media
News.com.au - Australian-oriented news website
Learning Seat
Netus (75%) - investment co. in online properties.
Travel.com.au (19.59%)
Realestate.com.au (58%)
Casa.it (59.4%), Sky Italia also holds a 30.6% share
atHome group, operator of leading realestate websites in Luxembourg, France, Belgium and Germany.
Altowin (51%),provider of office management tools for realestate agents in Belgium.
Propertyfinder.com (50%), News International holds the remaining 50%
PropertyLook, property websites in Australia and New Zealand.
HomeSite.com.au, home renovation and improvement website.
Square Foot Limited, Hong Kong's largest English Language property magazine and website
Primedia - Holding co. of Inside DB, a Hong Kong lifestyle magazine.
TadpoleNet Media (10%) Hosts of ArmySailor.com
New Zealand
DVD Unlimited - leading online DVD subscription service (ownership through stake in Sky Network Television).

Other assets
NDS - Conditional access technology and personal digital video recorders (PVRs) (74%)
Timothy Coville
ITE, publisher of Playstation and Mobile games, and interactive television
Orbis Technology, supplier of online gambling software
Broadsystem Ltd (UK) - Telephony provider for media companies, bought in 1991
Broadsystem Australia (Australia)
Broadsystem Ventures (UK) - provider of cheap-rate telephone calls, particularly for customers of Sky Television. Bought outright in 1999.
Jamba! - Mobile Entertainment/Mobile Handsets Personalization/Games. 51% majority stake acquired through deal with VeriSign in September 2006.
News Outdoor Group - Largest outdoor advertising company in Eastern Europe with over 70,000 ads including billboards and bus shelters, operating in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, Israel, Poland, Romania, Russia (96 cities), Turkey & Ukraine.
Maximedia Israel (67%)
Mosgorreklama (50%) - Russia sign and marketing material manufacturer
Kamera Acikhava Reklamclik (?) - leading outdoor advertising company in Turkey
Australian Associated Press (25%)
Stats Inc (50%) - worlds leading provider of sporting information and statistical analysis (a JV with Associated Press)
Fox Sports Grill (50%) - Upscale sports bar and restaurant with 8 locations - Arizona, California, Seattle, New York, Dallas, Texas, Houston, Texas, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.
Fox Sports Skybox (70%) - Sports fan's Bar & Grill at Staples Center and 6 airport restaurants.
News America Marketing (US) - (100%) - nation’s leading marketing services company, products include a portfolio of in-store, home-delivered and online media under the SmartSource brand.

* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/News_Corporation

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