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Katie Couric, host of "Gender Revolution" (second from left); and Courteney Monroe, CEO of National Geographic Global Networks (middle) at the Social Good Awards.
Social Impact

On Thursday, March 2, Cynopsis Media honored National Geographic with its inaugural Impact Award in the Network category at their third annual Social Good Awards in New York City. The Social Good Awards recognize brands, campaigns and individuals for outstanding work in areas ranging from environmental initiatives to voter registration to combating addiction.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF CEO James Murdoch discussing the combination of 21CF and Sky, Fox’s planned new streaming app, STAR India CEO Uday Shankar winning EY’s Entrepreneurial CEO Award and more.

21CF CEO James Murdoch and Channel 4 CEO David Abraham at the Deloitte and Enders Media & Telecoms conference in London.
Industry

At the Deloitte and Enders Media & Telecoms conference in London today, 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch talked about the history of 21CF, important industry trends, the proposed combination of 21CF and Sky, and more. 

Industry

During his 40-minute conversation at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference yesterday, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch had the opportunity to talk about a wide range of topics, including the forthcoming single authenticated streaming app to give customers access to all of 21CF’s key U.S. television brands, Hulu’s forthcoming OTT service, the explosive growth of hotstar in India and more.

Social Impact

21st Century Fox’s Star India and Bollywood star Aamir Khan have partnered again on a new brand film for Star India’s ongoing “Nayi Soch” (“New Thinking’) campaign.

Social Impact

In partnership with UCLA Anderson School of Management, FOX Sports Networks hosted 50 visiting sports executives from China last week. Working with the China Europe International Business School, UCLA facilitated a program on Sports & Leisure Management with the goal of expanding China’s national sports outreach.

NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick (center) will be in the FOX NASCAR booth for eight events in 2017.
TV

NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick, the 2014 NASCAR premier series champion, announced last month that his role as part of the FOX NASCAR broadcast team will increase in 2017, with the pilot of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Ford Fusion serving as a full-race race analyst for eight FOX NASCAR events, beginning with the NASCAR XFINITY Series opener from Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 25, on FS1.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes free screenings of “Hidden Figures” in honor of Black History Month, STAR India partnering with TED on a new Hindi talk show, “Legion” notching strong ratings and more.

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Events

During a session at Recode’s Code Media conference in Dana Point, Calif., on Tuesday, National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe sat down with Recode’s senior editor of media Peter Kafka to talk about the transformation of National Geographic’s brand and its television programming in particular. 

TV

STAR India is continuing its drive for social change in India through the power of its programming with today’s announcement of “TED Talks India: Nayi Soch” (“New Thinking”), a Hindi TV talk show created in partnership with TED, the nonprofit devoted sharing powerful talks by leading thinkers and doers with the world.