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Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch Owns A Few Things:

Film

* Twentieth Century Fox
* Twentieth Century Fox Español
* Twentieth Century Fox International
* Twentieth Century Fox Television
* Fox Searchlight Pictures
* Fox Studios Australia
* Fox Studios Baja
* Fox Studios Los Angeles
* Fox Television Studios

Television
Broadcast/Production assets

* 20th Century Fox Television
* 20th Television
* bTV
* Foxtel
* Fox Broadcasting Company
* Fox International Channels Italy
* Fox Kids (1990-2002)
* Fox Sports Australia
* Fox Telecolombia
* Fox Television Stations
* Fox Television Studios
* Imedi TV
* Latvijas Neatkarīgā Televīzija
* MyNetworkTV
* STAR TV
* TV5 Rīga

Cable Assets

* Big Ten Network (49%)
* Fox Business Network
* Fox College Sports
* Fox Movie Channel
* Fox News Channel
* Fox Soccer Channel
* Fox Sports Enterprises
* Fox Sports en Español
* Fox Sports Net
* FUEL TV
* FX Networks
* Fox Reality
* National Geographic Channel (50%)
o National Geographic Channel UK (50%)
* Speed Channel
* SportSouth
* LAPTV (Latin America — co-owned with Paramount Pictures/Viacom, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/MGM Holdings and Universal Studios/NBC Universal)
* Telecine (Brazil — co-owned with Globosat Canais, Paramount Pictures, MGM, Universal Studios and DreamWorks);

Direct broadcast satellite Assets

* BSkyB (39.1%)
* Sky Deutschland (39.96%)
* SKY Italia
* SKY Network Television (43.65%)
* Tata Sky (20%)

Internet

* Fox Interactive Media
o AmericanIdol.com
o AskMen.com
o Fox.com
o Foxsports.com
o GameSpy
o Hulu.com
o kSolo
o IGN
o Drownedinsound.com
o MySpace
o MyNetworktv.com
o NewRoo.com
o Strategicdatacorp.com
o Photobucket.com
o Rotten Tomatoes
o Scout.com
o SpringWidgets
o WhatIfSports

* Beliefnet
* News Digital Media
* Slingshot Labs

Magazines and Inserts

* InsideOut
* donna hay
* News America Marketing
* SmartSource
Newspapers and Information Services

United Kingdom

News International

* The Sun
* News of the World
* The Times
* Sunday Times
* thelondonpaper (a free newspaper which closed in September 2009)

Australasia

News Limited

* The Daily Telegraph (Sydney)
* The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney)
* The Australian (national)
* The Weekend Australian (national)
* The Advertiser (Adelaide)
* Sunday Mail (Adelaide)
* The Sunday Times (Perth)
* Herald Sun (Melbourne)
* Sunday Herald Sun (Melbourne)
* mX (Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane)
* The Courier-Mail (Brisbane)
* The Cairns Post (Cairns, Queensland)
* Geelong Advertiser
* Gold Coast Bulletin
* The Mercury and Sunday Tasmanian (Hobart)
* Northern Territory News (Darwin)
* The Sunday Territorian (Darwin)
* Australian Associated Press (45%)

Papua New Guinea

* Papua New Guinea Post-Courier

Fiji

* The Fiji Times

United States

* New York Post

Community Newspaper Group

* The Brooklyn Paper
* Courier-Life Publications
* TimesLedger Newspapers
* Bronx Times Reporter Inc.

International

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
* Financial News

Enterprise Media Group

* Dow Jones Newswires – global, 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, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
* Dow Jones Financial Information Services — produces databases, electronic media, newsletters, conferences, directories, and other information services on specialised markets and industry sectors.
* Betten Financial News — leading Dutch language financial and economic news service.

Local Media Group

* Dow Jones Local Media Group (formerly Ottaway Community Newspapers) – 8 daily and 15 weekly regional newspapers.

Strategic Alliances

* 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%)
* FiLife.com (50%)

Books

* HarperCollins
o HarperCollins India (40%) joint venture with India Today Group
* Zondervan Publishing
o Youth Specialties — organisation helping youth workers worldwide through training seminars and conventions, resources and the internet.
o Inspirio — religious gift production.

Miscellaneous

* National Rugby League (NRL) (50%)
* Ansett Australia, Until 2000 (50%)
* Jamba! – Mobile Entertainment/Mobile Handsets Personalisation/Games.
* 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.
o Maximedia Israel (67%)
o Mosgorreklama (50%) – Russia sign and marketing material manufacturer
o Kamera Acikhava Reklamclik (?) – leading outdoor advertising company in Turkey
* NDS Group (49%) – DRM and conditional access company.

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