Gov't ads, soccer slow Mediaset profit

Lyman, Eric J.
September 2006
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/13/2006, Vol. 396 Issue 6, p10
The article focuses on the financial performance of Italian media giant Mediaset SpA for the first half of its current financial year. The profit reported by the company for the period was $422.3 million, a 22.1% decline from the profit earned during the same period last year. The revenues of the company, controlled by former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, rose to $1.9 billion.


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