News Corporation NCRA SEC Form 4

  News Corporation (NCRA) - SEC Form 4

RNS Number : 7465R
News Corporation
21 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)
MURDOCH KEITH RUPERT                               NEWS CORP [ NWS ]
                                                                                                 __ X __ Director  _____ 10%
                                                                                                 __ X __ Officer (give title below)  _____
                                                                                                 Other (specify below)
                                                                                                 Chairman and CEO
    (Last)  (First)  (Middle)      3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)


C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED,1211 AVENUE OF THE                   11/20/2012
                     (Street)                      4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed          6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check
                                                   (MM/DD/YYYY)                                  Applicable Line)

                                                                                                _ 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. Deemed   3.      4. Securities Acquired   5. Amount of         6. Ownership Form: Direct 7. Nature of
(Instr. 3)                             Execution    Trans.  (A) or Disposed of (D)   Securities           (D) or Indirect (I)       Indirect
                                       Date, if any Code    (Instr. 3, 4 and 5)      Beneficially Owned   (Instr. 4)                Beneficial
                                                    (Instr.                          Following Reported                             Ownership
                                                    8)                               Transaction(s)                                 (Instr. 4)
                                                                                     (Instr. 3 and 4)
                                                    Code V  Amount  (D)    Price
Class A Common Stock    11/20/2012                 S    381229   D    $23.95            0                      D 
                                                                                                                                    By K. Rupert
Class A Common Stock    11/20/2012                 S    37402   D    $23.94            0                      I             Murdoch 2004
                                                                            ^(2)                                                    Revocable Trust
               Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title 2.         3. Trans.   3A.       4.      5. Number of  6. Date Exercisable    7. Title and 8. Price   9. Number of   10.        11. Nature
of       Conversion Date        Deemed    Trans.  Derivative    and Expiration Date    Amount of    of         derivative     Ownership  of
Derivate or                     Execution Code    Securities                           Securities   Derivative Securities     Form of    Indirect
Security Exercise               Date, if  (Instr. Acquired (A)                         Underlying   Security   Beneficially   Derivative Beneficial
(Instr.  Price of               any       8)      or Disposed                          Derivative   (Instr. 5) Owned          Security:  Ownership
3)       Derivative                               of (D)                               Security                Following      Direct (D) (Instr. 4)
         Security                                 (Instr. 3, 4                         (Instr. 3               Reported       or
                                                  and 5)                               and 4)                  Transaction(s) Indirect
                                                                                                               (Instr. 4)     (I)
                                                                                                                              (Instr. 4)
                                                                Date        Expiration       or
                                                                Exercisable Date       Title Number
                                          Code  V (A)    (D)                                 Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1) The price reported is a weighted average price. The shares were sold in
       multiple transactions at prices ranging from $23.87 to $24.01,
       inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to News
       Corporation, any security holder of News Corporation, or the staff of
       the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information
       regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the
       ranges set forth in footnotes (1) and (2).
( 2) The price reported is a weighted average price. The shares were sold in
       multiple transactions at prices ranging from $23.94 to $23.96,

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address               Relationships
                               Director 10% Owner Officer          Other
C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED     X               Chairman and CEO

/s/ Laura Cleveland as Attorney-in-Fact for Keith Rupert Murdoch  11/21/2012
                ** Signature of Reporting Person                     Date


Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially
owned directly or indirectly.
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              Instruction 4(b)(v).
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              Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C.
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