Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0010 (June 2002)
FCC 323
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
OWNERSHIP REPORT FOR COMMERCIAL BROADCAST STATIONS

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOA - 20010705ABT
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant 
THE NEWS CORPORATION LIMITED
Mailing Address
1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS
C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED
City
NEW YORK
State or Country (if foreign address)
NY
ZIP Code
10036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028953088
E-Mail Address (if available) 
FCC Registration Number:

Call Sign 
Facility ID Number 
35587
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
MOLLY PAUKER
Firm or Company Name
FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028953088
E-Mail Address (if available)
MOLLYP@FOXINC.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed
THE NEWS CORPORATION LIMITED
Mailing Address
1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS
C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED

City
NEW YORK
State or Country (if foreign address)
NY
ZIP Code
10036 -
Telephone Number (include area code)
2028953088
E-Mail Address (if available)
4. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Fee-exempt Report Other
N/A (Fee Required)



Section II - Ownership Information

5.

a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WTXF 51568 PHILADELPHIA PA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KTBC 35649 AUSTIN TX TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KTVI 35693 ST. LOUIS MO TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WTVT 68569 TAMPA FL TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WTTG 22207 WASHINGTON DC TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WNYW 22206 NEW YORK NY TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WFLD 22211 CHICAGO IL TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KTTV 22208 LOS ANGELES CA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KSTU 22215 SALT LAKE CITY UT TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WFXT 6463 BOSTON MA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHBQ-TV 12521 MEMPHIS TN TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KDVR 126 DENVER CO TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KFCT 125 FT. COLLINS CO TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBRC 71221 BIRMINGHAM AL TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WGHP 72106 HIGH POINT NC TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WDAF 11291 KANSAS CITY MO TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KSAZ-TV 35587 PHOENIX AZ TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KDFW 33770 DALLAS TX TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KDFI-TV 17037 DALLAS TX TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WAGA 70689 ATLANTA GA TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WJBK 73123 DETROIT MI TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WITI 73107 MILWAUKEE WI TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WJW-TV 73150 CLEVELAND OH TV


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
KRIV 22204 HOUSTON TX TV



All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 05/01/2001 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(a), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 5(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
6.
Respondent is:
Sole proprietorship Not-for-profit corporation Limited partnership
For-profit corporation General partnership Other
If "Other", describe nature of the respondent in an Exhibit.
[Exhibit 1]
7.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]



8. Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Capitalization Information]



9.
(a.) List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information

List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
1. Name and address of respondent and each party to the respondent holding an attributable interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the stock or holding the attributable interest). List the respondent first, officers next, then directors and, thereafter, remaining stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, and partners.
2. Gender (male or female).
3. Ethnicity (check one).
4. Race (select one or more).
5. Citizenship.
6. Positional interest: Officer, director, general partner, limited partner, LLC member, investor/creditor attributable under the Commission's equity/debt plus standard, etc.
7. Percentage of votes.
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus).

1. Name and Address THE NEWS CORPORATION LIMITED, C/O NEWS AMERICA INCORPORATED, 1211 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest NA
7. Percentage of votes
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus)

1. Name and Address K. RUPERT MURDOCH, NEW YORK, NY 10012
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR, CHAIRMAN & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
7. Percentage of votes 30.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 20.00

1. Name and Address GEOFFREY C. BIBLE, NEW YORK, NY
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address CHARLES GORDON CAREY, 281 WEST HILLS ROAD, NEW CANAAN, CT 06840
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest CO-CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address PETER CHERNIN, 2327 LAMESA DRIVE, SANTA MONICA, CA 90402
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address KENNETH E. COWLEY, AO, SIDNEY, AUSTRALIA
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address DAVID F. DEVOE, BREWSTER PENINSULA, P.O. BOX 870, LAKE PLACID, NY 12946
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SENIOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRES., CHIEF FIN. OFFICER & DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address RODERICK I. EDDINGTON, LONDON, ENGLAND
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address DR. AATOS J. ERKKO, KBE, HELSINKI, FINLAND
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address ANDREW S. B. KNIGHT, LONDON, ENGLAND
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address LACHLAN K. MURDOCH, NEW YORK, NY
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SENIOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRES., CHIEF FIN. OFFICER & DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address THOMAS J. PERKINS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address BERT C. ROBERTS, JR., WASHINGTON, D.C.
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address STANLEY S. SHUMAN, NEW YORK, NY
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address ARTHUR M. SISKIND, 655 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10021
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SENIOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRES., GROUP GENERAL COUNSEL & DIRECTO
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address JAMES MURDOCH, HONG KONG, CHINA
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address GRAHAM KRAEHE, MELBURNE, AUSTRALIA
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest DIRECTOR
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00


(b) Respondent certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth in response to Question 9(a) are non-attributable. Yes No

N/A

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]

(c) Is the respondent or any party holding an attributable interest in the respondent also the holder of an attributable interest in any other broadcast station or in any cable or newspaper entities in the same market or with overlapping signals in the same broadcast service, as described in 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.3555 and 76.501? Yes No
If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying the holder of that other attributable interest, listing the call signs, locations and facilities identifiers of such other broadcast stations, and describing the nature and size of the ownership interest and the positions held in the other broadcast, cable or newspaper entities. [Exhibit 3]
(d) Are any of the individuals listed in response to Question 9(a) related as parent-child, husband-wife, brothers and sisters?

Yes No

 

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit setting forth full information as to the family relationship

[Exhibit 4]

(e) Is respondent seeking an attribution exemption for any officer or director with duties unrelated to the licensee or permittee?

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying that individual by name and title, fully describing that individual's duties and responsibilities, and explaining why that individual should not be attributed an interest.

Yes No

[Exhibit 5]



SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am ARTHUR M. SISKIND, SENIOR EXEU VICE PRES & GROUP GEN COUNSEL

(Official Title)


of THE NEWS CORPORATION LIMITED

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 5, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
Date
06/26/2001
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 2128527007

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



Exhibits