21CF and Nat Geo team up to celebrate ‘Planet or Plastic?’ campaign on Capitol Hill

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National Geographic Partners CEO Garry Knell, National Geographic Chief Scientist Jonathan Baillie and 21CF EVP of Public Affairs Chip Smith deliver remarks Earlier this month, National Geographic and 21CF kicked off Capitol Hill Ocean Week with a reception for Members of Congress and staff to celebrate Nat Geo’s new “Planet or Plastic?” campaign, a multiyear

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21CF CEO James Murdoch at Code Conference 2018

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Proposed deal with Disney, diversity of voices, empowering customers, leading by example During his session at Recode’s 2018 Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch sat down with Recode’s senior editor of media Peter Kafka to talk about a wide range of topics. During their conversation on Tuesday, May

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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 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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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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National Geographic magazine unveils ‘The Race Issue,’ marks start of series exploring race and diversity in America

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National Geographic magazine’s special April 2018 issue will be dedicated to the topic of race and how it defines, separates and unites us. “The Race Issue,” announced today and available in its entirety online now, hits newsstands March 27. It will kick off National Geographic’s “Diversity in America” series for the rest of 2018, which

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