8-K 1 rrd317679.htm Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Form 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  07/12/2011
 
News Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Commission File Number:  001-32352
 
Delaware
  
26-0075658
(State or other jurisdiction of
  
(IRS Employer
incorporation)
  
Identification No.)
 
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
 
212-852-7000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
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Item 8.01.    Other Events
 
On July 12, 2011, News Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program totaling $5 billion. The Company is targeting to acquire the $5 billion of Class A common stock and Class B common stock from time to time over the next 12 months.
        
A copy of the Company's press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
 
 
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
Exhibit
Number          Description
________________________________________
99.1                 Press release of News Corporation, dated July 12, 2011.
 

 

SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
           
News Corporation
 
 
Date: July 12, 2011
     
By:
 
/s/    Janet Nova

               
Janet Nova
               
Senior Vice President and Interim Group General Counsel
 
 


 

EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No.

  
Description

EX-99.1
  
Press release of News Corporation, dated July 12, 2011.