Operates in USA, UK and Australia in news and information services; book publishing; digital real estate services; cable network programming; and others. Brands include The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones and HarperCollins Publishers. Brands in Australia include the The Australian, Daily Telegraph (Sydney), Herald Sun (Melbourne), Courier Mail (Brisbane), The Advertiser (Adelaide), Mercury (Tasmania), which with regional newspapers, gives them more than 59% of total circulation of newspapers. They also own Fox Sports Australia, realestate.com.au and Foxtel (50%). The company had 8000 employees in Australia in 2016.
|News Corporation Ltd||USA||website|
|News Corporation Ltd|
This company appeared fourth on RepRisk's top ten "most environmentally and socially controversial companies of 2012". Companies on the list were severely criticised during 2012 by the world's media, governments and NGOs.
[Source 2013][More on Human Rights]
This company received a score of 2.2/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
According to the democracyforsale.net website, this company donated $41,024 to Australia's major political parties between 2012 and 2018, as disclosed to the Australian Electoral Commision (AEC).
[Source 2018][More on Politics]
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 3/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
News Corporation's media holdings include: the Fox Broadcasting Company; television and cable networks such as Fox, Fox Business Channel, National Geographic and FX; print publications including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and TVGuide; the magazines Barron's and SmartMoney; book publisher HarperCollins; film production companies 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Blue Sky Studios; numerous websites including MarketWatch.com; and non-media holdings including the National Rugby League.
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$8.3 billion in 2016|
|# Employees||24,000 in 2016|
|Subsidiaries||Foxtel Management Pty Ltd (65% owned)|
|Address||New York, New York, USA|
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