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Readers Attracted By Trusted Content Lead To Records In The US, UK
and Australia

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–News Corp is marking success at publications across three continents,
with record-breaking numbers in membership, subscriptions and digital

In the UK, The Sun’s loyalty program for readers called “Sun Savers” has
reached the milestone of one million sign ups. Sun Savers was launched
in 2017 and helps build a close connection between the Sun and its print
readers, using promotions, competitions and cash rewards to increase
engagement. The Sun, published by News Corp’s News UK, is the UK’s best
selling daily newspaper, with 1.37 million copies sold on a daily basis,
as of April of this year.

Also this month, News Corp’s Australian mastheads hit the 500,000 mark
in digital subscriptions, underscoring both the appeal of their premium
news and the quality of their news platforms and apps. News Corp
Australia publishes eight of the top ten newspapers read across the
country, including the most highly read weekday and Sunday newspapers.

In the US, the financial publication Barron’s, part of News Corp’s Dow
Jones business, broke its all-time record by amassing a total digital
and print audience of more than 10 million print and digital users in
April. Barron’s subscriber base also grew over 20 percent year-over-year
in the first three months of calendar 2019, approaching 600,000

Other News Corp news properties have also enjoyed success this year,
with The Wall Street Journal, the most trusted newspaper in America,
reaching a record 2.6 million total paid subscribers, including nearly
1.8 million paid, digital-only subscribers in the first three months of
calendar 2019. The Times and The Sunday Times achieved strong
year-over-year digital subscriber growth of 24 percent during the same
period, with total subscriptions reaching 527,000. The New York Post has
also achieved a significant audience, with more than 90 million unique
visitors to its digital network in April, according to Google Analytics.

“From New York to Sydney and London, News Corp mastheads continue to
break paid audience records as millions more readers seek trusted news
and analysis, in print and digital,” said Robert Thomson, Chief
Executive of News Corp. “The growth means more revenue and profits for
our company and investors, and supports the high quality journalism that
enhances the public interest each and every day.”

About News Corp

diversified media and information services company focused on creating
and distributing authoritative and engaging content. The company
comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and
information services, subscription video services in Australia, book
publishing, and digital real estate services. Headquartered in New York,
News Corp operates primarily in the United States, Australia, and the
United Kingdom, and its content is distributed and consumed worldwide.
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