RUPE ON THE ROPES At Annual Meeting: Insults Fly As News Corp Fights Shareholders Pushing For Better Governance & Independent CEO

October 21, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Following its Annual Meeting of Stockholders today, News Corporation announced that all Directors were elected, the advisory vote was in favor of executive compensation, and the other management proposals were approved. The floor proposal regarding an independent Chair of the Board was not approved. Voting results are being finalized and will be filed with the SEC early next week.