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News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS) (NASDAQ: NWSA) announced that Tom
Mockridge, who has served as Chief Executive Officer of News
International since July 2011, will leave the company at the end of the
year to pursue outside opportunities.

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, commented: “For
nearly 22 years, it has been my pleasure to have Tom Mockridge as a
colleague. Whether it was his early days with our newspaper group in
Australia, his incredible work building SKY Italia, or his steadfast
leadership of News International, Tom has always been a skilled
executive and a trusted friend. His decision to step down is absolutely
and entirely his own. I am sorry to see him leave us but I

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