100 LEADING MEDIA COMPANIES
100 Leading Media Companies Special Report is an annual ranking based on net U.S. media revenue. The Media 100 report appears on AdAge.com and in Advertising Age's print edition.
Next report: fall 2011.
Main ranking with links to Media Family Trees 2010 profiles.
Database featuring holdings, profiles and financial results of the Media 100.
Media revenue is seeing single-digit growth in 2010 following 2009's 3.8% decline. So just where's the money? Hint: Better to be the cable guy than the magazine guy.
Article by Bradley Johnson
. . . back when newspapers were printing money.
Broadcast TV and print ruled Ad Age's first Media 100 (in 1981), but cable was wired and ready.
Article by Maureen Morrison
Totals by media for the Media 100.
Percent change in Media 100's net U.S. media revenue from 2000 to present. Net U.S. media revenue by sector.
Media industry employment trends by sector.
Leaders in newspapers, magazine, cable, TV, movies, digital, yellow pages, radio and out of home.
METHODOLOGY AND MORE INFO
How Ad Age compiled this ranking.
DataCenter home page and scroll down to "Industry Contact Lists."> Media 100 reports back to 1997
Open the 100 Leading Media Companies archive.
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