Monday, October 08, 2007

WHAT NEWS CORPORATION (RUPERT MURDOCH) OWNS:

(FROM http://www.freepress.net/ownership/chart.php)

TV:

Cable channels:

Fox Movie Channel,

Fox News Channel,

Fox Reality,

FX,

National Geographic Channel (US 67% and Worldwide 50%),

Formerly owned stakes in Golf Channel and Outdoor Life, which were sold to Comcast

??The Health Network??

Fox College Sports, Fox Sports Enterprises, Fox Regional Sports Networks (14 owned and operated), Fox Sports En Espanol, Fox Sports Net, Fox Sports Net Bay Area (40%), Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Pan American Sports (38%), FUEL TV, SPEED Channel, National Sports Partners,

Premier Media Group (Australia 50%),

Premium Movie Partnership (Australia 20%),

Cine Canal (Latin America 23%),

Telecine (Latin America 13%),

National Advertising Partners,

Programming: Special Report with Brit Hume, Fox Report with Shepard Smith, On the Record With Greta Van Susteren, Fox News Sunday, The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity and Colmes


Broadcast TV in USA:

37 U.S. Stations in 28 markets as of May, 2006. For an official list, please see their corporate website.

List of Fox owned-and-operated stations

Currently, a total of 35 stations, consisting of 25 Fox stations and 10 MyNetworkTV stations.

Note: **Indicates original Fox-owned stations from the network's inception in 1986.

DMA#

City of License/Market

Station

Owned Since

Current Affiliation

1.

New York City

WNYW 5 **

1986

Fox

WWOR-TV 9

2001

MyNetworkTV

2.

Los Angeles

KTTV 11 **

1986

Fox

KCOP 13

2001

MyNetworkTV

3.

Chicago

WFLD-TV 32 **

1986

Fox

WPWR-TV 50

2002

MyNetworkTV

4.

Philadelphia

WTXF-TV 29

1995

Fox

5.

Dallas - Fort Worth

KDFW-TV 4

1997

Fox

KDFI-TV 27

1998

MyNetworkTV

7.

Boston

WFXT 25

1995
(previously owned from 1987-91)

Fox

8.

Atlanta

WAGA-TV 5

1997

Fox

9.

Washington, D.C.

WTTG 5 **

1986

Fox

WDCA-TV 20

2002

MyNetworkTV

10.

Houston

KTXH 20

2002

MyNetworkTV

KRIV-TV 26 **

1986

Fox

11.

Detroit

WJBK-TV 2

1997

Fox

12.

Phoenix

KSAZ-TV 10

1997

Fox

KUTP 45

2001

MyNetworkTV

13.

Tampa - St. Petersburg

WTVT 13

1997

Fox

15.

Minneapolis - St. Paul

KMSP-TV 9

2001

Fox

WFTC 29

2002

MyNetworkTV

17.

Cleveland - Akron

WJW-TV 8 [1]

1997

Fox

18.

Denver

KDVR 31 [1]

1993

Fox

19.

Orlando - Daytona Beach

WOFL 35

2002

Fox

WRBW 65

2001

MyNetworkTV

21.

St. Louis

KTVI 2 [1]

1997

Fox

24.

Baltimore

WUTB 24

2001

MyNetworkTV

31.

Kansas City, Missouri

WDAF-TV 4 [1]

1997

Fox

34.

Milwaukee

WITI-TV 6 [1]

1997

Fox

35.

Salt Lake City

KSTU 13 [1]

1990

Fox

40.

Birmingham - Tuscaloosa, AL

WBRC-TV 6 [1]

1995

Fox

46.

High Point - Greensboro -
Winston-Salem, N.C.

WGHP 8 [1]

1995

Fox

47.

Memphis

WHBQ-TV 13 [1]

1994

Fox

51.

Austin, Texas

KTBC-TV 7

1997

Fox

162.

Ocala - Gainesville, FL

WOGX 51

2002

Fox

6/2007 To be sold—9 stations in Greensboro, North Carolina; Memphis, Tennessee; and Birmingham, Alabama, Cleveland, Denver, St. Louis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City


My Network TV,

Fox Television Network

Satellite Television:
Europe: SKY Italia includes Sky Sport, Calcio Sky, Sky Cinema, Sky TG 24; British Sky Broadcasting (37%) includes Sky News, Sky Sports, Sky Travel, Sky One, Sky Movies


Latin America:Sky Latin America DBS Platforms include Mexico (Innova 30%) and Brazil (Sky Brasil 50%), Direct TV Latin America


Asia: STAR (satellite television in Asia), Space TV (India DBS 20%), Phoenix Satellite Television (38%), Hathway Cable and Datacom (26%), China Network Systems (17 affiliated cable systems), BskyB, DIRECTTV, SKY Italia, FOXTEL (25%, Australia’s leading subscription television provider).

United States: DIRECTV Group (34%) traded in 2006 to Liberty Media


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PUBLISHING:

13 Magazines:

Big League,

InsideOut,

donna hay,

News America Marketing (In-Store, FSI (SmartSource), SmartSource iGroup, News Marketing Canada),

Alpha,

The Weekly Standard,

Gemstar- TV Guide International, Inc.(41%),

The Weekend Australian Magazine,

sundaymagazine,

body + soul,

STM (WA),

home,

TVGuide,

News Custom Publishing,

News Magazine (Australia) Herald and Weekly Times (Australia)

Newspapers:


Australia/Asia: More than 110 titles including: Daily Telegraph, Fiji Times, Nai Lalakai, Shanti Dut, Gold Coast Bulletin, Herald Sun, Newsphotos, Newspix, Newstext, NT News, Post-Courier (63%), Sunday Herald Sun, Sunday Mail, Sunday Tasmanian, Sunday Times, Sunday Territorian, The Advertiser, The Australian, The Courier-Mail, The Mercury, The Sunday Mail, The Sunday Telegraph, Weekly Times, The Weekend Australian, MX, Brisbane News, Northern Terrirory News, Cumberland (NSW), Leader (VIC), Quest (QLD), Messenger (SA), Community (WA), Darwin Sun/Palmerson Sun (NT).


United Kingdom: News of the World, The Sun, The Sunday Times, The Times, Times Education Supplement, Times Higher Ed. Supplement, Times Literary Supplement, TSL Education, News Intl

United States: New York Post, Nursery World

Books:

HarperCollins Publishers, ReganBooks, Zondervan, Amistad Press (black themed)

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FILM:

Production and Distribution: Fox Filmed Entertainment: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, Fox 2000 Pictures, 20th Century Fox Espanol, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising, 20th Century Fox International, 20th Century Fox Television, Fox Television Studios, 20th Television, Regency Television (50%), Blue Sky Studios, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox Music, Fox Studios Australia, Fox Studios Baja (Latin America), Canal Fox (Latin America), Balaji Telefilms (26%, Asia), Fox Studios LA. 20 Cent Fox Animation

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INTERNET:

Fox Interactive Media, a newly formed unit of News Corp., manages Fox’s online holdings. In 2005 alone, this division spent $1.4 billion on young Internet companies. Its holdings include Scout.com (a college sports site), MySpace.com, ign.com (internet gaming), rottentomatoes.com (film reviews), Simply Hired (an online job search site), FoxSports.com, Fox News.com, Fox.com, Intermix, MyLegue.com, CasesLadder.com, FlowGo.com, Grab.com, IGN.com, IGN.com.au, NYPost.com, MSN.Foxsports.com, WeeklyStandard.com, Scout.com, Broadsystem.com, NewsOptimus.co.uk, NewsOutdoor.com

Fox is also now offering a mobile entertainment package called Mobizzo on Cingular and T-Mobile phones.

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OTHER:

Outdoor advertising: News Outdoor.

Sports: National Rugby League, Stats, Inc..

Misc.:
Nursery World, Stats, Inc., Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (41%)
Europe: NDS (76%), Broadsystem Ventures, Convoys Group, News Outdoor Group (75%), Balkan News Corporation
Australia and New Zealand: News Interactive, Sky Network Television Limited (44%).

International media companies: News Limited (Australia), News Optimus Ltd. (in UK).


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