A visual guide to companies' U.S. media holdings and/or 'entanglements'

Endicott, R. Craig
August 1999
Advertising Age;8/16/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 34, ps8
Trade Publication
This section presents a visual guide to the top media companies in the U.S. in 1999. Collaborations and convergence and public stock offerings have given media portions of family trees of the top media companies new gnarls and twists. For instance, movie studios considered entertainment and not media and therefore excized in this report, add layers to News Corp. and Walt Disney Co. structures. Mergers and acquisitions are grafting and severing media limbs with abandon, to wit, Fox Entertainment Group was brought into an initial public offering from News Corp. and Fox Family Worldwide and TV Guide Inc. sought new majority owners.


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