News Corporation NCRA SEC Form 4

  News Corporation (NCRA) - SEC Form 4

RNS Number : 3903R
News Corporation
16 November 2012

FORM 4                                  UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                  OMB APPROVAL
                                                     Washington, D.C. 20549                               OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Instruction 1(b).      

 Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section  
                                          30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person ^*            2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol        5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
                                                                                                         (Check all applicable)
DEVOE DAVID F                                         NEWS CORP [ NWS ]
                                                                                                         __ X __ Director  _____ 10% Owner
                                                                                                         __ X __ Officer (give title below)  _____ Other
                                                                                                         (specify below)
                                                                                                         Sr. EVP and CFO
      (Last)  (First)  (Middle)       3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)


C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED,1211 AVENUE OF THE                         11/15/2012
                      (Street)                        4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)  6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable
NEW YORK,NY10036                                                            
                                                                                                         _ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
         (City)  (State)  (Zip)                                                              ___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
                                       Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security           2. Trans. Date 2A.       3. Trans.  4. Securities Acquired  5. Amount of Securities 6. Ownership Form: 7. Nature of Indirect
(Instr. 3)                                   Deemed    Code       (A) or Disposed of (D)  Beneficially Owned      Direct (D) or      Beneficial Ownership
                                             Execution (Instr. 8) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5)     Following Reported      Indirect (I)       (Instr. 4)
                                             Date, if                                     Transaction(s)          (Instr. 4)
                                             any                                          (Instr. 3 and 4)
                                                       Code   V   Amount  (D)    Price
Class A Common Stock          11/15/2012               M      95419   A      ^(1)          103579                 D 
Class A Common Stock          11/15/2012               F      43089   D    $23.54           60490                 D 
Class A Common Stock          11/15/2012               D      52330   D    $23.54           8160                  D 
                     Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of  2.         3. Trans.     3A.       4. Trans. 5. Number of 6. Date Exercisable    7. Title and  8. Price of   9. Number of   10.        11. Nature
Derivate     Conversion Date          Deemed    Code      Derivative   and Expiration Date    Amount of     Derivative    derivative     Ownership  of
Security     or                       Execution (Instr.   Securities                          Securities    Security      Securities     Form of    Indirect
(Instr. 3)   Exercise                 Date, if  8)        Acquired (A)                        Underlying    (Instr. 5)    Beneficially   Derivative Beneficial
             Price of                 any                 or Disposed                         Derivative                  Owned          Security:  Ownership
             Derivative                                   of (D)                              Security                    Following      Direct (D) (Instr. 4)
             Security                                     (Instr. 3, 4                        (Instr. 3 and               Reported       or
                                                          and 5)                              4)                          Transaction(s) Indirect
                                                                                                                          (Instr. 4)     (I)
                                                                                                                                         (Instr. 4)
                                                                       Date        Expiration        or
                                                                       Exercisable Date       Title  Number
                                                Code  V   (A)    (D)                                 Shares
Cash-settled                                                                                  Class
restricted                                                      95419  11/15/2012  11/15/2012   A    95419
share units     ^(2)   11/15/2012             M                                    Common           ^(1)          0           D 

Explanation of Responses:
( 1) The cash-settled restricted share units were deemed to have settled for
       an equivalent number of shares of News Corporation's Class A Common
( 2) 1-for-1

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address              Relationships
                               Director 10% Owner Officer         Other

/s/ Laura A. Cleveland as Attorney-in-Fact for David F. DeVoe  11/16/2012
              ** Signature of Reporting Person                    Date


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