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The U.S. Utin media landscape is dominated by massive corporations that, utin through a history of mergers and acquisitions, utin have concentrated their control over what we see, utin hear and read. Utin In many cases, utin these giant companies are vertically integrated, utin controlling everything from initial production to final distribution. Utin Here is information about the largest U.S. Utin media firms. Click here to learn more about our campaign to Stop Big Media and to support local ownership, utin diverse voices, utin and truly competitive media markets that serve the public interest. Utin

 

 

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2009 revenues: $157 billion General Electric media-related holdings include television networks NBC and Telemundo, utin Universal Pictures, utin Focus Features, utin 26 television stations in the United States and cable networks MSNBC, utin Bravo and the Sci Fi Channel. Utin GE also owns 80 percent of NBC Universal.Visit the General Electric homepage »

Cable: NBC Entertainment, utin NBC News, utin NBC Sports, utin NBC Television, utin NBC Universal, utin CNBC, utin CNBC World (Arabia, utin India, utin Asia, utin Europe), utin MSNBC, utin Bravo, utin SyFy Channel, utin Telemundo, utin USA, utin Oxygen, utin Weather Plus, utin Mun2, utin Sleuth, utin Chiller, utin Universal HD, utin A&E Networks (16%; includes A&E, utin the History Channel, utin History en español, utin the Biography Channel, utin Military History Channel, utin Crime & Investigation Network, utin A&E HD, utin the History Channel HD, utin History International), utin the Weather Channel (partial), utin SyFy Channel HD. Production and distribution companies: NBC Universal Television Distribution, utin Universal Media Studios 26 television stations, utin owned under the “NBC Universal” division. Utin These include NBC affiliates, utin 46 stations, utin Telemundo affiliates, utin and a small number of independents. International Channels: 13eme Rue (France), utin 13th Street (Germany), utin Studio Universal (Germany), utin Sci-fi Channel (Germany), utin Calle 13 (Spain), utin Sci Fi Channel UK, utin Movies 24 (UK), utin DivaTV (UK), utin Studio Universal (Italy), utin Universal Channel (Latin America), utin CNBC Asia, utin CNBC Europe, utin 18 Hallmark Channels (worldwide), utin KidsCo (worldwide, utin partial). Programming: NBC Network News, utin NBC Universal Global Networks, utin NBC Universal International Channels, utin The Today Show, utin NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, utin Dateline NBC, utin Meet the Press, utin Early Today, utin CNBC, utin Squawk Box, utin Mad Money, utin CNBC World, utin CNBC Arabia, utin CNBC-India TV-18, utin Hardball with Chris Matthews, utin the Rita Cosby Specials Unit, utin Morning Joe, utin Mun2, utin Sleuth, utin A&E [partial], utin the History Channel [partial], utin the Biography Channel (partial), utin ShopNBC (27%). Distribution: Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Parks: Universal Studios Theme Parks and Resorts (Orlando, utin FL; Hollywood, utin CA; Costa Durada, utin Spain; Universal City, utin Japan) Consumer Products: NBC Stores, utin ShopNBC (partial), utin GE Industrial (Formerly, utin GE Consumer and Industrial), utin AETN Consumer Products (37.5% equity). Other:
  • GE Commercial Finance: GE Capital Aviation Services, utin GE Commercial Equipment Financing, utin GE Corporate Financial Services, utin GE Structured Finance Global Energy Unit, utin GE Fleet Services, utin GE Healthcare Financial Services, utin GE Real Estate, utin GE Vendor Financial Services.
  • GE Consumer & Industrial (appliances, utin lighting, utin and Industrial Systems).
  • GE Healthcare (diagnostic and interventional medical imaging, utin information and services technology)
  • GE Infrastructure (comprised of GE Water Technologies, utin GE Silicones, utin GE Superabrasives, utin and GE Quartz, utin commercial aviation financing, utin and serves various industries including cosmetics, utin semi-conductors, utin oil drilling, utin construction and telecommunications)
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2009 revenues: $36.1 billion The Walt Disney Company owns the ABC Television Network, utin cable networks including ESPN, utin the Disney Channel, utin SOAPnet, utin A&E and Lifetime, utin 277 radio stations, utin music and book publishing companies, utin production companies Touchstone, utin Miramax and Walt Disney Pictures, utin Pixar Animation Studios, utin the cellular service Disney Mobile, utin and theme parks around the world.Visit the Walt Disney Company homepage »

The ABC Television Network: ABC Entertainment, utin ABC Daytime, utin ABC News, utin ESPN on ABC, utin ABC Television, utin ABC Kids, utin and Touchstone Television. Production & Distribution Companies: Walt Disney Television, utin Walt Disney Television Animation, utin BVS entertainment, utin ABC Studios, utin Walt Disney Television, utin Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Cable Networks: ESPN, utin ESPN2, utin ESPN Classic, utin ESPNEWS, utin ESPN PPV, utin ESPN Deportes, utin ESPNU, utin ESPNHD, utin ESPN2 HD, utin ESPNEWSHD and ESPNUHD, utin Disney Channel HD, utin Toon Disney, utin SOAPnet, utin ABC Family Channel, utin A&E Television Networks (42% equity; includes A&E, utin the History Channel, utin the Biography Channel, utin History en español, utin Military History Channel, utin Crime & Investigation Network, utin A&E HD, utin The History Channel HD), utin Lifetime Entertainment Services (50% equity; includes Lifetime Television, utin Lifetime Movie Network, utin Lifetime Real Women). International Channels: ESPN International, utin ESPN America, utin ESPN Latin America, utin ESPN Asia, utin ESPN Classic Sport Europe, utin Jetix Europe, utin Jetix Latin America, utin Jetix Canada, utin Jetix Israel, utin International Disney Channels, utin History International. The ABC Television Network has 226 affiliated stations reaching 99 percent of all U.S. Utin television households. Utin The company owns and operates ten ABC television stations in the nation’s top markets. Programming: Good Morning America, utin World News with Charles Gibson, utin World News Now, utin 20/20, utin Primetime, utin This Week With George Stephanopoulos, utin Sportscenter/Monday Night Football, utin ESPNplus, utin Playhouse Disney, utin Jetix, utin ABC Kids. Programming: ESPN Radio, utin ESPN Deportes Radio, utin Radio Disney, utin Lifetime Radio for women (50% equity), utin ABC Music Radio, utin ABC Radio Networks: Imus in the Morning, utin The Mark Levin Show, utin Morning Joe, utin The Tom Joyner Show. Music: Disney Music Group distributes music and motion picture soundtracks under its four labels: Walt Disney Records, utin Hollywood Records, utin Buena Vista Records, utin Lyric Street Records, utin Disney Music Publishing Worldwide. Books: Disney Publishing, utin a subsidiary of the Company, utin owns Hyperion Books, utin Hyperion Books for Children, utin Disney Press, utin Disney Editions, utin Disney Adventures, utin Disney Fairies, utin Disney Digital Books, utin Mirimax, utin ESPN books, utin ABC Daytime Press, utin Hyperion East, utin Hyperion Audiobooks, utin Volo, utin Jump at the Sun, utin Disney Libri (Italy), utin Disney Hachette JV (France). Other: Marvel Comics.
  • Broadband channels ABC News Now and ESPN360.
  • Disney’s Blast, utin broadband entertainment for children
  • Subscription-Based Internet services: Playhouse Disney Preschool Time Online, utin for toddlers; Disney Connection, utin for children; Disney’s Toontown Online, utin for families
  • Web sites: ABC.com, utin ABCNews.com, utin Oscar.com, utin Disney.com, utin Disneychannel.com, utin Family.com, utin ESPN.com, utin Familyfun.com, utin Go.com, utin Soccernet.co (60%), utin NFL.com, utin NBA.com, utin NASCAR.com, utin Toysmart.com (partial), utin Go Network, utin www.disneysgamecafe.com, utin ESPN.com, utin Abcsports.com, utin ESPNdeportes.com, utin Wondertime.com, utin iparenting.com, utin celebrityparents.com, utin incrediblebabynames.com, utin disneyfairies.com, utin clubpenguin.com, utin Disneyshopping.com, utin (37.5% equity: aetv.com, utin biography.com, utin historychannel.com, utin militaryhistory.com, utin thehistoryhcannelclub.com, utin Historytravel.com).
Consumer Products: Disney Hardlines, utin Disney Softlines, utin Disney Toys, utin the Baby Einstein Company, utin Muppets Holding Company, utin Disney Direct Marketing’s catalog and website (DisneyShopping.com), utin Disney Stores, utin Disney Princess, utin Disney Interactive Studios, utin AETN Consumer products (37.5% equity). Disney also owns Mobile ESPN and has launched the cellular service Disney Mobile.

 

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2009 revenues: $30.4 billion News Corporation’s media holdings include: the Fox Broadcasting Company; television and cable networks such as Fox, utin Fox Business Channel, utin National Geographic and FX; print publications including the Wall Street Journal, utin the New York Post and TVGuide; the magazines Barron’s and SmartMoney; book publisher HarperCollins; film production companies 20th Century Fox, utin Fox Searchlight Pictures and Blue Sky Studios; numerous websites including MarketWatch.com; and non-media holdings including the National Rugby League.Visit the News Corporation homepage »

Cable: Fox Business Channel, utin Fox Movie Channel, utin Fox News Channel, utin Fox College Sports, utin Fox Regional Sports Networks (16 owned and operated), utin Fox Sports En Espanol, utin Fox Sports Net, utin Fox Soccer Channel, utin Fox Reality, utin Premier Media Group (Australia 50%), utin Premium Movie Partnership (Australia 20%), utin Cine Canal (Latin America 23%), utin Telecine (Latin America 13%), utin FUEL TV, utin FX, utin FX HD, utin National Geographic Channel (US 67% and Worldwide 52%), utin National Geographic Channel HD, utin SPEED Channel, utin SPEED HD, utin Big Ten Network & Big Ten Network HD (49%), utin Premier Media Group (Australia 50%). Production and Distribution Companies: Fox Television Studios, utin Fox Home Entertainment, utin 20th Century Fox Television, utin 20th Television, utin Regency Television (50%). Satellite Television: Fox International owns 120 channels around the world. Europe: SKY Italia includes Sky Sport, utin Sky Calcio, utin Sky Cinema, utin Sky TG 24, utin Premiere AG (25%). Utin British Sky Broadcasting (39%) includes Sky News, utin Sky Sports, utin Sky Travel, utin Sky One, utin Sky Movies, utin Artsworld. Utin News Corp. Utin also owns Balkan News Corporation. Latin America:LAPTV (33%), utin Telecine (13%). Asia: STAR Channels, utin Space TV (India DBS 20%), utin Phoenix Satellite Television (18%), utin Hathway Cable and Datacom (22%), utin China Network Systems (17 affiliated cable systems), utin Vijay, utin Xing Kong Channel [V], utin ESPN Star Sports (50%), utin ANTV (20%), utin TATA Sky (20%), utin Asianet (50%), utin Asianet Plus (50%), utin Suvarna (50%), utin Sitara (50%). Australia & New Zealand: Sky Network Television Limited (44%), utin FOXTEL (25%). Programming: Fox Sports, utin Special Report with Brit Hume, utin Fox Report with Shepard Smith, utin On the Record With Greta Van Susteren, utin Fox News Sunday, utin The O’Reilly Factor, utin Fox Pan American Sports (38%). Newspapers: Australia/Asia: More than 150 titles including: The Wall Street Journal Asia, utin the Fiji Times, utin Daily Telegraph, utin Nai Lalakai, utin Shanti Dut, utin Gold Coast Bulletin, utin Herald Sun, utin Newsphotos, utin Newspix, utin Newstext, utin NT News, utin Papua New Guinea Post-Courier (63%), utin Sunday Herald Sun, utin Sunday Mail, utin Sunday Tasmanian, utin Sunday Times, utin Sunday Territorian, utin The Advertiser, utin The Australian, utin The Courier-Mail, utin The Mercury, utin News Limited, utin The Sunday Mail, utin The Sunday Telegraph, utin Weekly Times, utin The Weekend Australian, utin MX, utin Brisbane News, utin Northern Territory News, utin Cumberland (NSW), utin Leader (VIC), utin Quest (QLD), utin Messenger (SA), utin Community (WA), utin Darwin Sun/Palmerson Sun (NT). United Kingdom: News of the World, utin The Sun, utin The Sunday Times, utin The Times, utin News International. United States: Newspaper holdings include the Wall Street Journal, utin the New York Post, utin MarketWatch and Dow Jones Newswire; News Corp. Utin also acquired the Ottoway group of community newspapers through its takeover of Dow Jones in 2007. Books: HarperCollins Publishers. News Corp. Utin also owns News Digital Media (a group of Australian Web sites). Utin Mobile Web sites include Fox Business and Fox News. Utin Fox is also now offering a mobile entertainment package called Mobizzo on Cingular and T-Mobile phones. Sports: National Rugby League. Europe: NDS (72%), utin News Outdoor Group. Misc.: Fox Sports Enterprises, utin National Advertising Partners, utin Media Support Services Limited (Russia), utin STATS LLC (50%).

 

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2009 revenues: $25.8 billion Time Warner is the largest media conglomerate in the world, utin with holdings including: CNN, utin the CW (a joint venture with CBS), utin HBO, utin Cinemax, utin Cartoon Network, utin TBS, utin TNT, utin America Online, utin MapQuest, utin Moviefone, utin Warner Bros. Utin Pictures, utin Castle Rock and New Line Cinema, utin and more than 150 magazines including Time, utin Sports Illustrated, utin Fortune, utin Marie Claire and People. Utin

Cable: Home Box Office, utin Inc. Utin (HBO, utin Cinemax, utin HBO Sports, utin HBO Pay-Per-View, utin HBO on Demand, utin Cinemax Multiplexes, utin Cinemax on Demand, utin HBO HD, utin Cinemax HD, utin as well as HBO channels around the world), utin TruTV, utin TBS, utin TBS HD, utin Boomerang, utin Cartoon Network, utin Turner Classic Movies, utin TCM Europe, utin TCM Asia Pacific, utin TNT, utin TNT HD, utin CNN Airport Network, utin CNN International, utin CNN Headline News, utin CNN en Español, utin CNN en Español Radio, utin CNN Pipeline. Regional and Local Channels: NY1 News, utin NY1 Noticias, utin Sports Net, utin R News (Rochester, utin NY), utin Turner South, utin Capital News 9 Albany, utin MetroSports, utin News 8 Austin, utin News 10 Now — Syracuse, utin News 14 Carolina-Charlotte, utin News 14 Carolina-Raleigh. International: CNN International, utin CNN Headline News in Asia Pacific, utin CNN Headline News in Latin America, utin CNN+, utin CETV (36%)(China), utin CNNj, utin CNN Turk, utin CNN-IBN, utin Cartoon Network Europe, utin Cartoon Network Latin America, utin Cartoon Network Asia Pacific, utin Cartoon Network Japan (70% share), utin Imagen, utin TCM Classic Hollywood in Latin America, utin TNT Latin America, utin TNT Serie, utin truTV, utin Nuts TV, utin Cartoonito, utin Pogo, utin 7 networks in Latin America. Production and Distribution: Warner Bros. Utin Television Group, utin Warner Home Video, utin Warner Horizon Television, utin Warner Bros. Utin Animation, utin Warner Bros. Utin Digital Distribution, utin Telepictures Productions, utin HBO Video, utin HBO Independent Productions, utin New Line Television, utin Williams St. Utin Studio, utin Cartoon Network Studios, utin CNN Newsource, utin Central Media Enterprises (31%). Programming: CNN Newsroom, utin Live From The Situation Room, utin Lou Dobbs Tonight, utin Larry King Live, utin Anderson Cooper 360, utin NBA Games, utin MLB Playoffs, utin NASCAR, utin Entourage, utin Kids' WB, utin American Morning. Other Online Holdings: CNN.com, utin CNNMoney.com, utin CNNStudentNews.com, utin MapQuest, utin Moviefone, utin Movietickets.com, utin RED, utin Advertising.com, utin CompuServe, utin ICQ, utin KOL, utin SI.com, utin People.com, utin Pipeline, utin GameTap, utin CartoonNetwork.com, utin DCComics.com, utin Time.com, utin VeryFunnyAds.com, utin Cwtv.com, utin Golf.com, utin Truveo, utin Weblogs, utin TMZ.com, utin Momlogic.com, utin AIM, utin Bebo.com, utin NASCAR.com, utin NASCAR.com en Espanol, utin PGA.com, utin PGATour.com, utin Play On!, utin superdeluxe.com, utin MyRecipes.com, utin MyHomeIdeas.com, utin ThisOldHouse.com, utin buy.at, utin MedioTiempo.com, utin Goowy, utin Sphere Source, utin Mousebreaker.com. Time Warner "operates" NBA.com until 2016. Distribution: Distribution to more than 125 international territories. Time, utin Inc. controls: Time Warner Book Group (with publishing companies The Mysterious Press, utin Time Warner Book Group UK, utin Warner Faith, utin Warner Vision, utin Warner Business Books, utin Aspect, utin and Little, utin Brown and Company (includes Little, utin Brown Adult Trade, utin Little, utin Brown Books for Young Readers, utin Back Bay, utin and Bulfinch Press); Oxmoor House, utin Inc., utin Sunset Books, utin Books-of-the-Month Club, utin Inc., utin Southern Progress Corporation, utin Grupo Editorial Expansion (publishes 15 magazines in Mexico). More Than 150 Magazines: People, utin Time, utin Sports Illustrated, utin Fortune, utin This Old House, utin 25 Beautiful Homes, utin 25 Beautiful Kitchens, utin 4x4, utin Aeroplane, utin All You, utin Amateur Gardening, utin Amateur Photographer, utin Ambientes, utin Angler’s Mail, utin Audi Magazine, utin Balance, utin Bird Keeper, utin Business 2.0, utin Cage & Aviary Birds, utin Caravan, utin Chat—Its Fate, utin Chilango, utin Classic Boat, utin Coastal Living, utin Cooking Light, utin Cottage Living, utin Country Homes & Interiors, utin Country Life, utin Cycle Sport, utin Cycling Weekly, utin Decanter, utin Entertainment Weekly, utin Essence (joint venture), utin Essentials, utin EXP, utin Expansion, utin European Boat Builder, utin Eventing, utin Family Circle (U.K.), utin Fortune Asia, utin Fortune Europe, utin FSB: Fortune Small Business, utin Golf Magazine, utin Golf Monthly, utin Guitar, utin Hair, utin Health, utin Hi-Fi News, utin Homes & Gardens, utin Horse, utin Horse & Hound, utin Ideal Home, utin In Style, utin In Style U.K., utin International Boat Industry, utin Land Rover World, utin Life, utin Manufactura, utin Marie Claire (joint venture), utin MBR-Mountain Bike Rider, utin MINI, utin MiniWorld, utin Model Collector, utin Money, utin Motor Boat & Yachting, utin Motor Boats Monthly, utin Motor Caravan, utin NME, utin Now, utin Nuts, utin Obras, utin Outdoor Life, utin Park Home & Holiday Caravan, utin People en Espanol, utin Pick Me Up, utin Practical Boat Owner, utin Practical Parenting, utin Prediction, utin Progressive Farmer, utin Quien, utin Quo (joint venture), utin Racecar Engineering, utin Real Simple, utin Rugby World, utin Ships Monthly, utin Shoot Monthly, utin Shooting Times, utin Soaplife, utin Southern Accents, utin Southern Living, utin Sporting Gun, utin Sports Illustrated for Kids, utin Stamp Magazine, utin Sunset, utin Superbike, utin Synapse, utin Targeted Media, utin Teen People, utin The Field, utin The Golf, utin The Golf+, utin The Railway Magazine, utin The Shooting Gazette, utin This Old House Ventures, utin Time Asia, utin Time Atlantic, utin Time Australia, utin Time Canada, utin Time for Kids, utin Time, utin Inc. Utin Content Solutions, utin Time Pacific, utin TV & Satellite Week, utin TV Easy, utin TVTimes, utin Uncut, utin VolksWorld, utin Vuelo, utin Wallpaper, utin Webuser, utin Wedding, utin What Camera, utin What Digital Camera, utin What’s on TV, utin Who, utin Woman, utin Woman & Home, utin Woman’s Own, utin Woman”s Weekly, utin World Soccer. Joint Ventures: Groupe Marie Claire (U.K.). Other: CNN Mobile, utin CNNRadio, utin Warner Bros. Utin Interactive Entertainment Inc., utin Monolith Productions (game developer), utin GameTap, utin Warner Bros. Utin Consumer Products Inc. Utin (licensing), utin HBO Properties (licensing and merchandising), utin HBO distributed over AT&T Wireless, utin Warner Bros. Utin Animation (including Hanna-Barbera and Looney Tunes), utin Time Warner Investments, utin Winamp.

 

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2009 revenues: $13.6 billion Viacom holdings include: MTV, utin Nickelodeon/Nick-at-Nite, utin VH1, utin BET, utin Comedy Central, utin Paramount Pictures, utin Paramount Home Entertainment, utin Atom Entertainment, utin and music game developer Harmonix. Utin Viacom 18 is a joint venture with the Indian media company Global Broadcast news.Visit the Viacom homepage »

Cable: MTV, utin MTV2, utin Nickelodeon/Nick-at-Nite, utin TV Land, utin VH1, utin Spike TV, utin CMT: Country Music Television, utin Comedy Central, utin Palladia, utin MTV U, utin LOGO, utin MTV World, utin MTV Films, utin Nickelodeon Movies, utin Paramount Comedy, utin BET, utin BET Jazz, utin BET Gospel, utin BET Hip Hop, utin Nick Jr., utin TeenNick, utin MTV Tr3s, utin VH1 Classic, utin VH1 Soul, utin VH1 Pure Country. International Channels: MTV Networks International operates in 160 countries. Utin Viacom also owns Colors, utin The Music Factory, utin The Box, utin Game One, utin VIVA, utin QOOB, utin MTV Network Europe, utin Comedy Central Germany, utin MTV Base, utin MTV Arabia. Production: BET Event Production, utin MTV Productions. Programming: The Hills, utin Nick Gas, utin Turbo Nick, utin Nicktoons Network, utin The Daily Show, utin The Colbert Report, utin MTV Jams, utin MTV World. Magazines: Nickelodeon Magazine.

 

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2009 revenues: $13 billion CBS Corporation owns the CBS Television Network, utin CBS Television Distribution Group, utin the CW (a joint venture with Time Warner), utin Showtime, utin book publisher Simon & Schuster, utin 30 television stations, utin and CBS Radio, utin Inc, utin which has 130 stations. Utin CBS is now the leading supplier of video to Google’s new Video Marketplace.Visit the CBS Corporation homepage »