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Competition Bureau Reaches Settlement With HarperCollins In eBooks Case
Tuesday, 9 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
Wednesday, 5 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
Friday, 30 Sep 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

News Corp Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.10
Monday, 8 Aug 2016 

News Corp : News corporation reports fourth quarter and full year results for fiscal 2016 . Q4 revenue $2.2 billion versus i/b/e/s view $2.06 billion . Q4 earnings per share view $0.13 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q4 earnings per share $0.16 from continuing operations . News corp says q4 book publishing revenue $433 million versus $390 million . Q4 news and information services segment ebitda $160 million versus $169 million last year . Q4 news and information services revenue $1,417 million versus $ 1,404 million . Says declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.10 per share for class a common stock and class b common stock .Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.10.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox reports Q4 adj earnings per share $0.45
Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016 

Twenty-first Century Fox Inc : Q4 earnings per share $0.30 from continuing operations . Q4 earnings per share view $0.37 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . 21St century fox reports full year income from continuing operations attributable to stockholders of $2.76 billion and total segment operating income before depreciation and amortization of $6.60 billion on total revenue of $27.33 billion . Q4 revenue $6.65 billion versus i/b/e/s view $6.68 billion . Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.45 excluding items . Q4 cable network programming segment oibda $1,214 million versus $1,218 million last year . First century fox - $0.06 increase to annualized dividend resulting in a prospective annual dividend of $0.36 per share . First century fox inc - quarterly total segment oibda of $1.45 billion declined by $93 million from $1.54 billion reported in prior year quarter . Q4 television segment oibda $144 million versus $113 million last year . First century fox inc - incremental $3 billion buyback authorization .Q4 filmed entertainment segment oibda $164 million versus $269 million last year.  Full Article

Canada's competition watchdog settles with HarperCollins

TORONTO, Jan 9 Publisher HarperCollins has agreed to donate C$150,000 ($120,000) in books as part of a settlement with a Canadian law enforcement agency over accusations it colluded with rival publishers and Apple Inc to set prices, the agency said on Tuesday.