100 LEADING MEDIA COMPANIES

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100 Leading Media Companies

Rank Total media revenue Newspaper revenue Magazine revenue Broadcast revenue Cable TV revenue Other media revenue

1992 1991 Media company, headquarters 1992 1991 % chg 1992 1991 1992 1991 1992 1991 1992 1991 1992 1991

1 1 Time Warner, New York $5,559.4 $5,229.0 6.3 - - $2,024.4 $1,928.0 - - $3,535.0 $3,301.0 - -

2 2 Capital Cities/ABC, New York 4,963.9 5,043.7 -1.6 $546.2 $521.3 318.1 321.0 $3,593.6 $3,712.0 506.0 489.4 - -

3 7 CBS Inc., New York 3,503.0 3,035.0 15.4 - - - - 3,503.0 3,035.0 - - - -

4 4 Tele-Communications Inc., Denver 3,500.0 3,206.0 9.2 - - - - - - 3,500.0 3,206.0 - -

5 5 General Electric Co., Fairfield, Conn. 3,363.0 3,153.5 6.6 - - - - 3,283.0 3,086.0 80.0 67.5 - -

6 3 Gannett Co., Arlington, Va. 3,301.1 3,250.0 1.6 2,689.2 2,629.8 - - 370.6 360.1 - - 241.3 260.1

7 6 Advance Publications, Newark, N.J. 3,257.2 3,095.0 5.2 1,748.0 1,714.0 1,042.0 941.0 - - 467.2 440.0 - -

8 8 Times Mirror Co., Los Angeles 2,767.5 2,764.0 0.1 1,943.2 1,973.8 277.8 292.2 107.9 94.2 438.6 403.8 - -

9 9 News Corp., Sydney 2,455.8 2,293.6 7.1 139.8 163.4 648.0 600.0 1,026.0 946.7 - - 642.0 583.5

10 10 Knight-Ridder, Miami 2,050.0 1,953.8 4.9 2,050.0 1,953.8 - - - - - - - -

11 11 Hearst Corp., New York 1,973.5 1,888.2 4.5 701.0 680.0 1,062.1 1,002.0 210.4 206.2 - - - -

12 12 Cox Enterprises, Atlanta 1,836.4 1,716.0 7.0 765.7 709.0 1.8 2.0 425.2 409.0 643.7 596.0 - -

13 13 New York Times Co., New York 1,783.8 1,703.1 4.7 1,307.0 1,274.4 386.1 352.7 80.5 66.5 - - 10.2 9.5

14 14 Tribune Co., Chicago 1,706.8 1,645.9 3.7 1,179.8 1,150.9 - - 527.0 495.0 - - - -

15 16 Viacom International, New York 1,638.8 1,459.3 12.3 - - - - 168.9 159.1 1,469.9 1,300.2 - -

16 15 Thomson Corp., Toronto 1,529.6 1,463.4 4.5 701.0 689.0 828.6 774.4 - - - - - -

17 19 Turner Broadcasting System, Atlanta 1,386.2 1,190.7 16.4 - - - - - - 1,386.2 1,190.7 - -

18 17 Washington Post Co., Washington 1,361.0 1,292.2 5.3 677.6 642.7 347.1 326.5 162.2 163.5 174.1 159.5 - -

19 18 Reed Elsevier, London/Amsterdam 1,320.4 1,191.6 10.8 - - 1,040.4 936.3 - - - - 280.0 255.3

20 21 Continental Cablevision, Boston 1,113.0 1,039.0 7.1 - - - - - - 1,113.0 1,039.0 - -

21 20 E.W. Scripps, Cincinnati 1,079.5 1,112.9 -3.0 556.2 642.3 - - 277.3 245.4 246.0 225.2 - -

22 22 Dow Jones & Co., New York 1,008.5 963.1 4.7 1,008.5 963.1 - - - - - - - -

23 24 Advo Inc., Windsor, Conn. 787.6 697.4 12.9 - - - - - - - - 787.6 697.4

24 23 Reader's Digest Association, Pleasantville, N.Y. 760.5 729.2 4.3 - - 760.5 729.2 - - - - - -

25 25 Comcast Corp., Bala Cynwyd, Pa. 728.1 647.1 12.5 - - - - - - 728.1 647.1 - -

26 27 International Data Group, Framingham, Mass. 721.1 627.0 15.0 - - 721.1 627.0 - - - - - -

27 26 Valassis Communications, Livonia, Mich. 684.0 635.7 7.6 - - - - - - - - 684.0 635.7

28 29 Meredith Corp., Des Moines, Iowa 572.7 550.8 4.0 - - 463.2 441.7 106.0 109.1 3.5 0.0 - -

29 31 Cablevision Systems Corp., Woodbury, N.Y. 572.5 503.1 13.8 - - - - - - 572.5 503.1 - -

30 30 McGraw-Hill, New York 542.7 546.1 -0.6 - - 439.0 448.0 103.7 98.1 - - - -

31 28 Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh 540.1 560.5 -3.6 - - - - 540.1 560.5 - - - -

32 38 Providence Journal Co., Providence, R.I. 535.0 427.4 25.2 120.0 117.9 - - 140.0 143.0 275.0 166.5 - -

33 37 A.H. Belo Corp., Dallas 515.9 431.6 19.5 314.7 249.7 - - 201.2 181.9 - - - -

34 32 Media News Group, Dallas 515.0 500.0 3.0 515.0 500.0 - - - - - - - -

35 36 Ziff Communications, New York 503.2 436.0 15.4 - - 503.2 436.0 - - - - - -

36 33 Chronicle Publishing Co., San Francisco 486.0 482.0 0.8 264.0 266.0 - - 109.0 112.0 113.0 104.0 - -

37 34 Freedom Newspapers, Irvine, Calif. 473.6 462.0 2.5 389.6 382.0 - - 84.0 80.0 - - - -

38 35 Media General, Richmond, Va. 470.6 460.4 2.2 299.0 299.2 1.7 1.6 52.5 52.3 117.4 107.3 - -

39 41 Multimedia Inc., Greenville, S.C. 447.6 415.1 7.8 132.5 129.0 - - 160.5 150.6 154.6 135.5 - -

40 43 Cablevision Industries Corp., Liberty, N.Y. 442.0 406.0 8.9 - - - - - - 442.0 406.0 - -

41 40 Central Newspapers, Indianapolis 433.6 420.4 3.1 433.6 420.4 - - - - - - - -

42 51 U.S. News & World Report, Washington 430.9 355.7 21.1 238.0 180.7 192.9 175.0 - - - - - -

43 42 McClatchy Newspapers, Sacramento, Calif. 425.9 412.1 3.3 425.9 412.1 - - - - - - - -

44 45 Affiliated Publications, Boston 414.0 392.8 5.4 414.0 392.8 - - - - - - - -

45 46 Matra Hachette, Paris 403.0 389.0 3.6 - - 403.0 389.0 - - - - - -

46 49 Landmark Communications, Norfolk, Va. 398.9 367.4 8.6 277.0 279.0 9.2 9.2 34.1 19.5 78.6 59.7 - -

47 44 Pulitzer Publishing Co., St. Louis 398.4 393.4 1.3 285.0 284.4 - - 113.4 109.0 - - - -

48 50 Gaylord Entertainment Co., Nashville, Tenn. 392.3 360.9 8.7 - - - - 137.5 138.4 254.8 222.5 - -

49 48 K-III Holdings, New York 384.4 376.4 2.1 72.2 73.6 312.2 302.8 - - - - - -

50 47 Copley Newspapers, La Jolla, Calif. 377.0 386.5 -2.5 377.0 386.5 - - - - - - - -

51 55 USA Network, New York 364.0 312.0 16.7 - - - - - - 364.0 312.0 - -

52 56 Cowles Media Co., Minneapolis 334.6 303.6 10.2 266.9 244.9 67.7 58.7 - - - - - -

53 52 Journal Register Co., Princeton, N.J. 326.0 325.0 0.3 326.0 325.0 - - - - - - - -

54 53 Donrey Media Group, Fort Smith, Ark. 322.4 319.1 1.0 239.0 237.0 - - 10.4 9.9 16.0 15.2 57.0 57.0

55 54 Harte-Hanks Communications, San Antonio, Texas 319.6 318.7 0.3 290.2 292.1 - - 29.4 26.6 - - - -

56 58 Paragon Communications, Stamford, Conn. 316.0 284.0 11.3 - - - - - - 316.0 284.0 - -

57 67 Chris-Craft Industries, New York 307.9 262.6 17.3 - - - - 307.9 262.6 - - - -

58 NR Falcon Holding Group, Los Angeles 306.1 NA NA - - - - - - 306.1 - - -

59 65 Adelphia Communications Corp., Coudersport, Pa. 305.2 273.6 11.5 - - - - - - 305.2 273.6 - -

60 57 Sammons Communications, Dallas 304.2 284.6 6.9 - - - - - - 304.2 284.6 - -

61 62 Lee Enterprises, Davenport, Iowa 292.8 277.3 5.6 213.7 207.6 - - 79.1 69.7 - - - -

62 60 Journal Communications, Milwaukee 291.3 281.6 3.4 238.4 229.5 - - 52.9 52.1 - - - -

63 59 Morris Communications, Augusta, Ga. 282.0 282.0 0.0 267.0 267.0 - - - - - - 15.0 15.0

64 69 Century Communications Corp., New Canaan, Conn. 281.0 257.3 9.2 - - - - - - 281.0 257.3 - -

65 61 National Geographic Society, Washington 275.8 279.7 -1.4 - - 275.8 279.7 - - - - - -

66 68 SCI Television, Denver 275.5 261.0 5.6 - - - - 275.5 261.0 - - - -

67 NR Crown Media, Dallas 271.2 NA NA - - - - - - 271.2 - - -

68 71 TeleCable Corp., Norfolk, Va. 268.0 249.0 7.6 - - - - - - 268.0 249.0 - -

69 64 Enquirer/Star Group, Lantana, Fla. 265.7 275.2 -3.5 - - 265.7 275.2 - - - - - -

70 70 Maclean Hunter, Toronto 262.8 251.5 4.5 - - 81.0 79.2 - - 181.8 172.3 - -

71 66 3M, St. Paul, Minn. 260.0 265.0 -1.9 - - - - - - - - 260.0 265.0

72 75 Heritage Media Corp., Dallas 250.8 222.3 12.8 - - - - 64.4 51.2 - - 186.4 171.1

73 73 Seattle Times Co., Seattle 245.0 225.0 8.9 245.0 225.0 - - - - - - - -

74 78 Paramount Communications, New York 242.2 208.7 16.1 - - - - 152.0 123.0 90.2 85.7 - -

75 74 Houston Industries, Houston 236.8 224.7 5.4 - - - - - - 236.8 224.7 - -

76 72 Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago 231.0 229.0 0.9 231.0 229.0 - - - - - - - -

77 77 Forbes Inc., New York 229.8 211.2 8.8 6.3 6.2 223.5 205.0 - - - - - -

78 76 Petersen Publishing Co., Los Angeles 221.5 220.3 0.5 - - 221.5 220.3 - - - - - -

79 86 CMP Publications, Manhasset, N.Y. 215.4 178.0 21.0 - - 215.4 178.0 - - - - - -

80 80 Dispatch Printing Co., Columbus, Ohio 213.0 205.6 3.6 148.9 145.0 2.0 1.9 62.1 58.7 - - - -

81 82 Great American Communications, Cincinnati 205.2 195.9 4.7 - - - - 205.2 195.9 - - - -

82 83 Blade Communications, Toledo, Ohio 204.9 195.4 4.9 135.0 130.0 - - 28.0 26.6 41.9 38.8 - -

83 85 Lenfest Group, Pottstown, Pa. 200.0 180.0 11.1 - - - - - - 200.0 180.0 - -

84 90 Univision Holdings, New York 195.2 165.8 17.7 - - 4.0 1.8 191.2 164.0 - - - -

85 79 Whittle Communications, Knoxville, Tenn. 195.0 207.0 -5.8 - - - - - - 157.0 135.0 38.0 72.0

86 81 Times Publishing Co., St. Petersburg, Fla. 193.0 204.0 -5.4 173.0 174.0 20.0 30.0 - - - - - -

87 NR InterMedia, San Francisco 180.0 NA NA - - - - - - 180.0 - - -

88 91 General Media International, New York 178.1 163.0 9.3 - - 178.1 163.0 - - - - - -

89 88 Patrick Media Group, Scranton, Pa. 175.0 170.0 2.9 - - - - - - - - 175.0 170.0

90 94 Discovery Communications, Bethesda, Md. 172.0 150.0 14.7 - - - - - - 172.0 150.0 - -

91 93 LIN Broadcasting Corp., Kirkland, Wash. 164.8 150.3 9.6 - - 21.9 20.8 142.9 129.5 - - - -

92 92 Howard Publications, Oceanside, Calif. 158.0 155.0 1.9 158.0 155.0 - - - - - - - -

93 100 Hollinger Inc., Toronto 157.0 141.2 11.2 157.0 141.2 - - - - - - - -

94 96 Macromedia, Hackensack, N.J. 154.3 148.5 3.9 130.9 126.5 - - 23.4 22.0 - - - -

95 NR Telemundo Group, New York 154.0 134.3 14.7 - - - - 154.0 134.3 - - - -

96 97 Crain Communications, Chicago 151.6 145.7 4.0 - - 151.1 145.2 0.5 0.5 - - - -

97 NR Infinity Broadcasting Corp., New York 150.2 118.0 27.3 - - - - 150.2 118.0 - - - -

98 95 Wenner Media, New York 149.6 148.7 0.6 - - 149.6 148.7 - - - - - -

99 NR Park Communications, Ithaca, N.Y. 148.5 139.6 6.4 79.5 79.1 - - 69.0 60.5 - - - -

100 98 Ackerley Communications, Seattle 146.5 144.9 1.1 - - - - 67.9 66.6 - - 78.6 78.3

Notes: Dollars are in millions. Figures are net revenues, AA estimates and include returns only from media properties, which may not be total revenues if some operations are non-media. Newspaper includes shoppers. Broadcast includes TV and radio. From AA, August 16, 1993.

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