News Corporation Statement on Consideration to Restructure Company Assets

New York, NY – June 26, 2012 – NEW YORK, NY - June 26, 2012  - News Corporation confirmed today that it is considering a restructuring to separate its business into two distinct publicly traded companies.

About News Corporation

News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) had total assets as of March 31, 2012 of approximately US$61 billion and total annual revenues of approximately US$34 billion. News Corporation is a diversified global media company with operations in six industry segments: cable network programming; filmed entertainment; television; direct broadcast satellite television; publishing; and other. The activities of News Corporation are conducted principally in the United States, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia and Latin America.

Dan Berger
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