National Geographic launches ‘Planet or Plastic?’ initiative to reduce impact of single-use plastics on our oceans

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Multiyear commitment is tied to release of National Geographic magazine’s June issue Every year, 9 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans and could remain in marine environments for more than 450 years. This escalating problem deserves our attention, and today National Geographic is kicking off a multiyear initiative to reduce

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21CF news recap for the week ending April 27, 2018

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FOX’s World Cup team, ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ movie, ‘Deadpool 2’ tracking for big debut This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes a look at FOX’s World Cup broadcast team, FOX Sports’ NFL aspirations, a “Choose Your Own Adventure” interactive movie from 20th Century Fox Film, “Deadpool 2” on

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21CF news recap for the week ending April 20, 2018

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Nat Geo’s upfront, ‘Scully Effect,’ FOX Sports launching TNF pregame show This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes National Geographic’s Further Front event, Sky and Nat Geo fighting to eradicate plastic litter in oceans, FOX Sports launching a Thursday Night Football pregame show, FoxNext’s ‘Alien’ location-based VR experience and

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This week in 21CF news: Fox Searchlight and Guillermo del Toro, Star wins major cricket rights, Deadpool fights cancer in pink

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s development deal with Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro, Star winning cricket broadcast rights in India, FX ordering a pilot based on the comic book series “Y: The Last Man,” Deadpool raising money for cancer prevention with a pink suit and

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National Geographic earns 24 nominations for the 22nd annual Webby People’s Voice Awards

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National Geographic has earned 24 nominations and three honorees for the 22nd annual Webby People’s Voice Awards, which honor international excellence on the internet. While National Geographic is familiar with racking up Webby nominations, this year the beloved brand is nominated for the first-ever Webby “Media Company of the Year” award, which will be presented

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Isle of Dogs’ wins SXSW award, ‘Deadpool’ gets China premiere, ‘9-1-1’ has strong season finale

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s “Isle of Dogs” (now playing in theaters) winning the SXSW Audience Award and getting a release date in China, “Deadpool 2” scoring well in test screenings, FOX’s “9-1-1” having a strong first season premiere and more. Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of

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Nat Geo announces winner of ‘CHASING GENIUS: Unlimited Innovation’ challenge

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21st Century Fox’s National Geographic and Sprint have announced neurological physical therapist Asha Gummadi as the winner of the “CHASING GENIUS: Unlimited Innovation” challenge. Asha, who is based in Philadelphia, will receive $25,000 to pursue her vision of helping doctors to provide virtual physical therapy in developing countries. This is National Geographic’s second CHASING GENIUS

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