Holding company for a breathtaking array of companies in assorted industries, controlled by Rupert Murdoch and valued at $43-billion in 2001. Owns DirecTV, Dow Jones, Fox Entertainment Group, Harper Collins, The London Times, The New York Post, News of the World, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, UK publishing group News International, dozens of American television stations, and myriad other media properties.
In 2013, the company split in two. Its publishing arm remained controlled by News Corporation. Its broadcasting division was spun off as 21st Century Fox.
|Alwaleed bin Talal
||World's 5th richest man, 2005
CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS
PAST BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS
||President and COO of News Corporation
||CEO of USA Interactive Corp.
||US Secretary of Education, 2000-04
|Stanley S. Shuman
||Allen & Company
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