News Corp
3.5 of 5 36 reviews
www.newscorp.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

News Corp Reviews

Updated Apr 06, 2014
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3.5 36 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

News Corp Chairman and CEO K. Rupert Murdoch

K. Rupert Murdoch

(20 ratings)

67% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Advertising Account Executive- Sales (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at News Corp full-time for more than 5 years

ProsManagement has been a pleasure to work with in my time there. Very Hands On
Also give freedom to learn and explore new opportunities within company.

ConsThe backend is atrocious. Very dated systems.

Advice to Senior ManagementUpgrade Systems, and bring in qualified help.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Dow Jones is a company undergoing some needed transition, but it is no longer a good employer,

Senior Product Executive (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at News Corp full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGenerally, great co-workers
News business is fast-paced and ever changing, so life stays interesting
Working in a global company provides wide ranging perspective

ConsSignificant changes in the corporate culture have made it a difficult workplace
Now much more difficult to achieve work/family/life balance
No clear strategic direction; difficult to determine rationale behind many decisions

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I worked at News Corp full-time for more than a year

ProsPeople, company, products, processes, professionalism, energy, positive attitude, managers, the team

ConsI honestly have none. If I was staying in the same line of work I would not be leaving this company.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A struggle.

Interaction Designer (Former Employee)
Sydney (Australia)

I worked at News Corp full-time for more than a year

ProsI worked with a lot of great people who we're really talented and committed. I learned from my peers while I was there.

ConsProjects went from super important and urgent to not as important as the next shiny thing.
I didn't learn from senior management or get much support during the tough times.

Advice to Senior ManagementSupport your staff to be their best.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Senior Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
Sydney (Australia)

I have been working at News Corp full-time for more than 5 years

ProsJournos and media a fun culture. Loved my time there until the industry collapsed.

ConsLack of commercial nous. Journos still don't get digital.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire people that get digital. Still have old fogey stogy politics and people in place.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A good place

Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at News Corp full-time for more than a year

ProsPeople were professional, fun, friendly, collaborative for the most part. Like any place, you're gonna have politics and a couple of bad apples. My job was to bridge IT and the businesses and that for the most part was working - people were responsive to the mission

ConsPolitics can get in the way of the actual job.

Advice to Senior ManagementTurf wars impact morale and execution. What do you do to discourage or discipline such unproductive behaviors....

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Decent place to work

Media Buyer (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at News Corp full-time for more than a year

ProsVery corporate and well structured

ConsI do not have any real cons to share

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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big business

Staff (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at News Corp as a contractor for less than a year

Prosgetting lost in the shuffle

Consnot being shuffled enough :(

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work in journalism

Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at News Corp full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSmart colleagues & lots of opportunity & great benefits

ConsCan't really think of any

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at News Corp full-time

ProsGreat benefits, nice people (mostly young families)

ConsLike any large company that has been around for a long time, some upper management are stagnant and resistant to change. Not all, just some

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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