Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington D.C., 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date Of Report (Date Of Earliest Event Reported):  06/21/2005
News Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Commission File Number:  001-32352
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
(I.R.S. Employer
Incorporation or Organization)
Identification No.)
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Items to be Included in this Report

Item 8.01.    Other Events
Under News Corporation's (the "Company") stock repurchase program announced on June 13, 2005, the Company is authorized to acquire from time to time up to $3 billion in the Company's outstanding shares of Class A common stock and Class B common stock. 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
(c) Exhibits.
Number             Description

99.1 Information provided to 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.
News Corporation
Date: June 21, 2005.
/s/    Lawrence A. Jacobs

Lawrence A. Jacobs
Senior Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel


Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.


Information provided to Australian Stock Exchange on the date noted on Exhibit 99.1.