News UK

News UK

Company Summary

Formerly News UK, News Corp UK and Ireland is the owner and publisher of The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun, and well as the Time Literary Supplement. These titles are split between two subdivisions; Times Newspapers Ltd and News Group Newspapers. The company works to bring news to the public through its masthead print titles, as well as online imprints and The Times Literary Supplement.

Key Facts

  • News Corp is one of the UK’s biggest newspaper publishers, with DMG Media as its primary competitor

  • News UK’s Lanarkshire printing facility is the fastest to-print facility in the world

  • 20 million copies of News UK’s papers are printed every week

News UK history

News UK was founded as a subsidiary of News International in 1981, when Rupert Murdoch acquired Today and also Times Newspapers, using the company to preside over The Sun and The News of the World along with Times Newspapers and Today. It sold several imprints of The Times, specifically Times Higher Education, Times Educational Supplement in 2005.

Its current CEO is Rebekah Brooks, who has held the position since her re-appointment in 2015.

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