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Fairfax Media Says Entered Into Printing Agreements With News Corp Australia
Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 

July 18 (Reuters) - Fairfax Media Ltd ::FAIRFAX MEDIA AND NEWS CORP ENTER PRINTING AGREEMENTS.ENTERED INTO AGREEMENTS WITH NEWS CORP AUSTRALIA THAT WILL SEE PUBLISHERS USE EACH OTHER'S PRINTING NETWORKS.FAIRFAX WILL TRANSITION WORK FROM ITS PRINT CENTRES IN BERESFIELD (NSW) AND ORMISTON (QUEENSLAND).FINANCIAL BENEFITS FROM DEAL ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN TOWARDS END OF FY19 H1.CHANGES TO FAIRFAX'S PRINTING NETWORK TO RESULT IN AN ANNUALISED FULL-YEAR BENEFIT OF ABOUT $15 MILLION.PRINT CENTRES IN BERESFIELD (NSW) AND ORMISTON WILL CLOSE ONCE TRANSITION OF WORK COMPLETES.  Full Article

News Corp Says Matt Murray Has Been Named Editor-In-Chief Of WSJ And DJ Newswires
Wednesday, 6 Jun 2018 

June 5 (Reuters) - News Corp ::NEWS CORP SAYS MATT MURRAY HAS BEEN NAMED EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF WALL STREET JOURNAL AND DOW JONES NEWSWIRES, SUCCEEDING GERARD BAKER.  Full Article

Competition Bureau Reaches Settlement With HarperCollins In eBooks Case
Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Competition Bureau: :COMPETITION BUREAU REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH HARPERCOLLINS IN EBOOKS CASE.COMPETITION BUREAU SAYS REACHED AGREEMENT WITH HARPERCOLLINS WHICH COMMISSIONER EXPECTS WILL RESTORE RETAIL PRICE COMPETITION FOR EBOOKS IN CANADA.  Full Article

Uday Shankar Named President Of 21St Century Fox, Asia
Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017 

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::UDAY SHANKAR NAMED PRESIDENT OF 21ST CENTURY FOX, ASIA.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - PROMOTED STAR INDIA CHAIRMAN AND CEO UDAY SHANKAR TO PRESIDENT, 21ST CENTURY FOX, ASIA.  Full Article

News Corp Launches News IQ
Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017 

Dec 5 (Reuters) - News Corp ::NEWS CORP LAUNCHES NEWS IQ.NEWS CORP - ANNOUNCED LAUNCH OF NEWS IQ, A NEW ADVERTISING PLATFORM.  Full Article

Telstra Corporation says Foxtel, Fox Sports Australia to combine
Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 

Aug 17 (Reuters) - Telstra Corporation Ltd ::Foxtel, Fox Sports Australia to combine.News Corp will have 65 per cent shareholding in new company and Telstra will have 35 per cent.Telstra and News Corp today announced their intention to combine Foxtel and Fox Sports Australia into a new company.News Corp will appoint chairman, majority of new company's board and senior executives and Telstra will appoint remaining directors.If deal between Telstra and News Corp is concluded on proposed terms, News Corp expects to consolidate new co into its financial statements.  Full Article

ACCC comments on News Corporation’s proposed acquisition of APN's Australian regional media division
Thursday, 6 Oct 2016 

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission : Expects to announce its final decision on 1 december 2016. . Invites feedback on news corporation’s proposed acquisition of apn's australian regional media division .Investigating the effect that deal would have on competition for both readers and advertisers..  Full Article

News corp says John Elkann notified board of his resignation from board
Saturday, 1 Oct 2016 

News Corp : News Corp says on September 30, 2016, John Elkann notified board of his resignation from board . Board is actively engaged in a process of considering additional independent director candidates. .News Corp says as a result, size of board was reduced to 11 directors, effective upon Elkann's resignation.  Full Article

Bid target Wireless sees FY outturn broadly in line with expectations
Monday, 22 Aug 2016 

Wireless Group Plc : Six month group revenue from continuing operations of £38.2m (2015 restated: £37.0m) . Six month pre-tax profits from continuing operations of £4.5m (2015 restated: £5.0m) . Disposal of tv business to itv for a purchase price of £100m completed in February 2016 . Profit on disposal of £79.2m and associated return of capital of £55.0m . No interim dividend declared in light of news corp offer . Awarded three packages for Premier League live audio rights which will further underpin outlook for Talksport going forward - chairman .Currently anticipates a full year outturn broadly in line with expectations.  Full Article

News Corp says Wireless Group offer becomes unconditional
Thursday, 18 Aug 2016 

News Corp (Uk & Ireland): Received valid acceptances of offer in respect of 63,279,001 wireless shares (representing approximately 92.17 per cent) .Offer has become unconditional as to acceptances.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Australian news giants set aside rivalry to share presses

* Fairfax shares hit 7-yr high on alliance (Recasts, adds shares, analyst quote and company management quotes)