What Does Rupert Murdoch Own?


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Rupert Murdoch has the controlling share in 21st Century Fox and News Corp, which includes a very large number of businesses. Divisions of 21st Century Fox include Fox Networks and 20th Century Fox Film.

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Fox Networks includes channels such as Fox Sports, the National Geographic Channel, Baby TV, Fox Life, FX, Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. The network also operates a large number of channels in international markets in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. 21st Century Fox also operates a large number of local stations as part of its Fox Television Stations Group division.

20th Century Fox Film includes companies such as 20th Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox Television. 21st Century Fox also owns a number of satellite television companies, including Sky in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Sky Deutschland in Germany and Sky Italia in Italy.

Rupert Murdoch's media empire also includes several print publications. His News Corp company operates many prominent names in journalism and publishing. These include the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal as well as the online publications of those papers. News Corp also operates HarperCollins Publishers and all of its divisions, such as Avon, Harper and Amistad. In Australia, News Corp publishes the Daily Telegraph, the Herald Sun Sunday and The Australian, among other publications. In the U.K., it publishes The Sun, The Times and the Sunday Times. News Corp also includes a large number of local newspapers throughout the United States.

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