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ϱ and OpenAI Sign Landmark Multi-Year Global Partnership

Companies Join Forces to Enrich OpenAI’s Generative AI Products and Platforms with Premium Journalism

ϱ and OpenAI to Partner in Supporting the Highest Journalistic Standards

New York, NY & San Francisco, CA (May 22, 2024) — ϱ and OpenAI today announced a historic, multi-year agreement to bring ϱ news content to OpenAI. Through this partnership, OpenAI has permission to display content from ϱ mastheads in response to user questions and to enhance its products, with the ultimate objective of providing people the ability to make informed choices based on reliable information and news sources.

OpenAI will receive access to current and archived content from ϱ’s major news and information publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Investor’s Business Daily, FN, and New York Post; The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun; The Australian, news.com.au, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier Mail, The Advertiser, and Herald Sun; and others. The partnership does not include access to content from any of ϱ’s other businesses.

In addition to providing content, ϱ will share journalistic expertise to help ensure the highest journalism standards are present across OpenAI’s offering.

“We believe an historic agreement will set new standards for veracity, for virtue and for value in the digital age,” said Robert Thomson, Chief Executive of ϱ. “We are delighted to have found principled partners in Sam Altman and his trusty, talented team who understand the commercial and social significance of journalists and journalism. This landmark accord is not an end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship in which we are jointly committed to creating and delivering insight and integrity instantaneously.”

“Our partnership with ϱ is a proud moment for journalism and technology,” said Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI. “We greatly value ϱ’s history as a leader in reporting breaking news around the world, and are excited to enhance our users’ access to its high-quality reporting. Together, we are setting the foundation for a future where AI deeply respects, enhances, and upholds the standards of world-class journalism.”


About ϱ

ϱ (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content and other products and services. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: digital real estate services, subscription video services in Australia, news and information services and book publishing. Headquartered in New York, ϱ operates primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom, and its content and other products and services are distributed and consumed worldwide. More information is available at .

About OpenAI
OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company. Its mission is to ensure that artificial general intelligence benefits all of humanity.

Contacts
ϱ Corporate Communications
Jim Kennedy
212-416-4064
jkennedy@newscorp.com

Arthur Bochner
646-422-9671
abochner@newscorp.com

Kayla Wood
press@openai.com 

Forward-Looking Statements

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