News Corporation Statement of UK’s Parliamentary Select Committee of Culture, Media and Sport’s News of the World Report

New York, NY – May 01, 2012 – News Corporation is carefully reviewing the Select Committee’s report and will respond shortly. The Company fully acknowledges significant wrongdoing at News of the World and apologizes to everyone whose privacy was invaded.

About News Corporation

News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) had total assets as of December 31, 2011 of approximately US$60 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.

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Jack Horner

212-852-7952

jhorner@newscorp.com

Miranda Higham

0207-782-6462

mhigham@newscorp.com