TITLE

ON THE SHORT END

AUTHOR(S)
Learmonth, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/27/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 61, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the low financial performance of the broadcast web sites in the media industry in the U.S. Latest report reveals that due to the merger of the United Paramount Network and the Warner Brothers, broadcast web sites have lost almost $300 million compared in its performance in 2005. Among the affected companies are the National Broadcasting Co., Columbia Broadcasting System, and Australian Broadcasting Corp.
ACCESSION #
21444688

 

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