Index to Media 100, 2012 edition

Ad Age's 32nd annual U.S. media company ranking

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100 Leading Media Companies is Ad Age 's annual ranking of the nation's largest media companies based on net U.S. media revenue.

Ad Age on Oct. 1, 2012, published the 32nd annual 100 Leading Media Companies (Media 100) report online and in print.

This online version includes Media Family Trees, a database showing extensive and exclusive content—company profiles, holdings, executives and net U.S. media revenue in 2011 by sector.

The database and expanded Media 100 online report are part of premium content available to Ad Age DataCenter subscribers. Please visit or email [email protected] for subscription information.

To order copies of Ad Age 's Oct. 1, 2012, print edition, including the Media 100 report, please email [email protected].

This was Ad Age's final Media 100 report. Ad Age no longer produces the Media 100 report, though Ad Age publishes data on media companies in such reports as the 100 Leading National Advertisers.

100 Leading Media Companies
Main ranking with links to Media Family Trees 2012 profiles.

Media Family Trees 2012
Database showing holdings, profiles and financial results of the Media 100.

Your guide to the Leading Media Companies 2012
Revenue from digital jumped nearly 20%.
Analysis by Bradley Johnson

Internet-media employment fuels digital job growth
Sector is now second only to newspapers in U.S.
Analysis by Bradley Johnson

Largest companies by medium
Leaders in broadcast TV, cable networks, digital, magazines, movies, newspapers, out of home, radio, video/broadband and yellow pages.


Methodology for Media 100
How Ad Age DataCenter compiled this ranking.

Media 100 reports back to 1997
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