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Media Magnates And Their Empires
 

Media Magnates And Their Empires

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the project deals with the most influential media empires, gives info about their heads, average revenue and mergers

the project deals with the most influential media empires, gives info about their heads, average revenue and mergers

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    • Media-magnates and their Empires
    • Main means of influence
      • emphasized and played down items
      • the reporter's choice of words, tone of voice, and facial expressions
      • the wording of headlines
      • the choice of illustrations
    • Time Warner
      Time Warner + America On Line
      revenueof $39.5 billion
      Main shareholder - Ted Turner
    • The Walt Disney Company
      Revenues of $27.1 billion
      Michael Eisner
      The Walt Disney Empire + The ABC Inc.
    • Viacom
      Revenue of just over $26.5 billion
      Founded in 1971
      The world's largest provider of cable programming
      Headed by Sumner Redstone
    • NBC UNIVERSAL
      Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
      NBC + Vivendi +Universal Studious + Interscope Records
      Bronfman became the biggest man in the record business in May 1998
    • News Corporation
      Owner – notorious Rupert Murdoch
      The fifth largest megamedia corporation in the nation
      Revenues of approximately $19.2 billion
    • The Associated Press
      The Associated Press + The Newhouses
      Vice president and managing editor, Michael Silverman
      The net worth of Advance Publications is more than $9 billion today
    • The New York Times
      The Wall Street Journal
      The Washington Post