SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): 08/02/2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-32352
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Item 8.01. Other Events
Under News Corporation's (the "Company") stock repurchase program, the Company is authorized to acquire from time to time up to $5 billion in the Company's outstanding shares of Class A common stock and Class B common stock and up to an additional $5 billion in the Company's outstanding shares of Class A common stock. The Company is targeting to acquire the additional $5 billion of Class A common stock from time to time by June 30, 2013. Under the rules of the Australian Stock Exchange (the "ASX"), the Company is required to provide to the ASX, on a daily basis, disclosure of transactions pursuant to the stock repurchase program to the extent such transactions occur.
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the information provided to the ASX on the date noted on Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Information provided to the Australian Stock Exchange on the date noted on Exhibit 99.1.
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.