The founder, chairman, and CEO of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch is head of one of the world's largest media empires that reaches nearly all corners of the globe. Murdoch's News Corp has nearly all media markets cornered. We take a look at the inner workings of the empire.
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The founder, chairman, and CEO of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch is head of one of the world’s largest media empires that reaches nearly all corners of the globe. With everything from television networks to publishing powerhouses, landmark film studios to a bevy of successful websites, Murdoch’s News Corp has nearly all media markets cornered. We take a look at the inner workings of the empire.
News Corp is a behemoth global media conglomerate. As of 30 September, 2011, the organization had total assets of approximately £48.4 billion and total annual revenues of roughly £22 billion. Murdoch’s organization built its billions in six key segments.
TOTAL REVENUE: £21.8 Billion
For 2011 Fiscal Year Ending 30 June, 2011
£5.8 Billion (5.7)
Cable Network Programming
Direct Broadcast Satellite Television
It’s more than likely you’re a consumer of a News Corp product. Here’s a sampling of some—not all—of the companies in Murdoch’s News Corp empire.
Daily Telegraph (Australia)
Harper Collins Publishers
Harper Collins Australia/Canada/India/New Zealand/US/UK
Harper Collins Children's Books
New York Post (US)
News International (UK)
The Sunday Mail (Australia)
The Sun (UK)
The Sunday Times (UK)
The Times (UK)
Times Literary Supplement (UK)
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal Digital Network
Cable Network programming
Big Ten Network
FOX Business Network
FOX Movie Channel
FOX News Channel
FOX College Sports
FOX Sports Enterprises
FOX Sports Net
Nat Geo Wild
National Geographic Channel United States
National Geographic Channel Worldwide
20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox Espanol
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
20th Century Fox International
20th Century Fox Television
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Fox Studios Australia
Fox Studios LA
Fox Television Studios
Blue Sky Studios
FOX Sports Australia
FOX Television Stations
FOX Broadcasting Company
Direct Broadcast Satellite Television
hulu.com (with NBC Universal and Disney)
National Rugby League
News Digital Media
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