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Industry Economic And Ratings Outlook: The U.S. Media And Entertainment Industry's Recovery Haves And Have-Nots May 11 Product Image

Industry Economic And Ratings Outlook: The U.S. Media And Entertainment Industry's Recovery Haves And Have-Nots May 11

  • ID: 1785140
  • May 2011
  • Region: United States
  • Standard & Poors

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  • Advanstar Inc.
  • Comcast Corp.
  • Graham Holdings Co.
  • Liberty Interactive Corp.
  • NexTag Inc.
  • SGS International Inc.
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Abstract
U.S. broadcasters, ad agencies, Internet companies, and outdoor companies continue to exhibit signs of a healthy recovery, reporting revenue expansion that varied from moderate to robust. Structural trends were less pronounced for most subsectors in 2010, the first year of the recovery. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services is circumspect regarding a long-lasting recovery in radio. We believe local TV broadcasters will rely on core advertising growth in 2011, without the even-year boost of election and Olympic advertising. The Internet maintains a strong current of growth, with mobile and online video advertising contributing increasingly. Print media have not reversed declines (newspapers and directories) or exhibited convincingly sustainable recoveries (magazines). We view these media, and potentially radio as well, as vulnerable to...

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- Comcast Corp.
- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.
- Gannett Co. Inc.
- General Electric Co.
- Graham Holdings Co.
- CBS Corp.
- Belo Corp.
- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
- DIRECTV
- Carmike Cinemas Inc.
- CBS Corp.
- Scholastic Corp.
- Omnicom Group Inc.
- Interactive Data Corp.
- Deluxe Corp.
- Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.
- RentPath Inc.
- ManpowerGroup Inc.
- Allbritton Communications Co.
- Lamar Media Corp.
- Spanish Broadcasting System Inc.
- Valassis Communications Inc.
- The New York Times Co.
- The Walt Disney Co.
- Gray Television Inc.
- Iron Mountain Inc.
- LodgeNet Interactive Corp.
- Microsoft Corp.
- Reader's Digest Assn. Inc.
- Salem Communications Corp.
- iHeartCommunications Inc.
- Cenveo Inc.
- Production Resource Group LLC
- The McClatchy Co.
- GateHouse Media Operating Inc.
- Live Nation Entertainment Inc.
- IAC/InterActiveCorp.
- Getty Images Inc.
- infoGROUP Inc.
- Cumulus Media Inc.
- Radio One Inc.
- Sirius XM Radio Inc.
- American Media Inc.
- Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc.
- Liberty Interactive Corp.
- The Nielsen Co. B.V.
- The Priceline Group Inc.
- FTI Consulting Inc.
- Merrill Corp.
- Interpublic Group of Cos. Inc.
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
- Sabre Holdings Corp.
- American Reprographics Co. LLC
- Entravision Communications Corp.
- Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (The)
- Time Warner Inc.
- Media General Inc.
- NextMedia Operating Inc.
- Univision Communications Inc.
- The Sheridan Group Inc.
- American Achievement Corp.
- Regal Entertainment Group
- LBI Media Inc.
- Dex One Corp.
- Knowledge Universe Education LLC
- Playboy Enterprises Inc.
- Educate Inc.
- Yahoo! Inc. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- Visant Holding Corp.
- Warner Music Group Corp.
- Vertrue LLC
- LIN TV Corp.
- Source Media Inc.
- Lee Enterprises Inc.
- Harland Clarke Holdings Corp.
- Network Solutions LLC
- SGS International Inc.
- Publicis Groupe S.A.
- Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.
- Viacom Inc.
- Caribe Media Inc
- CMP Susquehanna Radio Holdings Corp.
- Education Management LLC
- Koosharem Corp.
- Barrington Broadcasting LLC
- Expedia Inc.
- AlixPartners LLP
- West Corp.
- MediMedia USA Inc.
- Penton Business Media Holdings Inc.
- Affinion Group Holdings Inc.
- National CineMedia Inc.
- Local TV LLC
- Bonten Media Group Inc.
- Citadel Broadcasting Corp.
- Advanstar Inc.
- Cinemark Holdings Inc.
- Catalina Marketing Corp.
- Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc.
- AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.
- Orbitz Worldwide Inc.
- Laureate Education Inc.
- Prometric Inc.
- Moody's Corp.
- ProQuest LLC
- Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC
- Rovi Corp.
- Newport Television Holdings LLC
- Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.
- Bright Horizons Capital Corp.
- HSN Inc.
- FoxCo Acquisition LLC
- TWCC Holding Corp.
- iHeartMedia Inc.
- Wallace Theater Holdings Inc.
- Netflix Inc.
- Discovery Communications Inc.
- Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
- New Vision Television LLC
- MDC Partners Inc.
- Language Line Holdings LLC
- ATI Acquisition Co.
- SuperMedia Inc.
- Quad/Graphics Inc.
- AutoTrader.com Inc.
- dcp LLC
- Bankrate Inc.
- Insight Global Inc.
- Google Inc.
- FriendFinder Networks Inc.
- FilmYard Holdings LLC
- Ascend Learning LLC
- National Amusements Inc.
- Cambium Learning Group Inc.
- NexTag Inc.
- Summit Entertainment LLC
- Hubbard Radio LLC
- Information Resources Inc.
- WPP PLC

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