Social Impact

Social Impact

On March 9, the Fox | HBCU Media Alliance wrapped the “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) screening and Talk Back Tour. The multi-city tour was headlined by members of the cast from the FX Networks hit series, including Cuba Gooding, Jr., Sterling K. Brown, Courtney B. Vance and director John Singleton, all of whom participated in dynamic conversations that touched on the issues relevant to the series’ themes of race, celebrity, discrimination, police corruption and sexism.

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Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman (center and right) are joined by Richard Martinez, superintendent of the Pomona Unified School District, at the Alliance for Children’s Rights' 24th Annual Dinner on March 10.
Social Impact

Fox Television Group chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman were presented the National Champion for Children Award at the Alliance for Children’s Rights' 24th Annual Dinner on Thursday, March 10. Dana and Gary were honored for their efforts to advance the lives of at-risk children, fight poverty and improve access to healthcare.

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On Feb. 18, 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Channel launched a new social media campaign to drive support and awareness for girls' education. The initiative extends through March 10, giving viewers the chance to celebrate this year's International Women's Day by taking part in the campaign and contributing to the education of the more than 60 million young women who are out of school around the world.

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The Television Club at Bishop Kearney High School recently received a state-of-the-art renovation of its studio, thanks to 21st Century Fox. The company purchased new equipment for the school’s student-run news station, WBKS, and professionals from Fox 5 trained the students on how to operate it.

Big Cat Week Europe
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Nat Geo Wild Europe launched its sixth annual Big Cat Week in February. Each year, Nat Geo Wild sheds light on the plight of big cats around the world with a week of premieres.

National Geographic - Cynopsis Social Good Awards
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FOX Sports and the National Geographic Channels are among the nominees for the Second Annual Cynopsis Social Good Awards, which honor the entertainment industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives. The winners will be announced at the Social Good Awards Breakfast on Thursday, April 7, in New York City.

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Social Impact

In celebration of the exclusive global television premiere of "He Named Me Malala," Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim’s feature documentary about the life of Nobel Laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai, 21st Century Fox and National Geographic launched a new social media campaign today to drive support and awareness for girls’ right to education no matter where they are in the world.

X-Files
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As FOX’s iconic sci-fi series "The X-Files" returned to television in January 2016, the cast and creative team worked to ensure that the show remained as timely and ambitious as ever. The new six-episode event reunited David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, and continued to enrich its mythology, introducing new characters and conspiracies at every turn.

21st Century Fox and ACP
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Social Impact

21st Century Fox and News Corp co-hosted a reception on February 11 to celebrate their longstanding partnership with American Corporate Partners (ACP), a nonprofit organization that helps U.S. military veterans transition into the civilian workforce by connecting them with professional mentors.

Fresh off the Boat
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Twentieth Century Fox Television’s “Fresh off the Boat” recently went on a screening road show ahead of its midseason premiere, which returned this Tuesday at 8 p.m. EST with the show’s largest audience of the season since the premiere.