Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2009: The Only Comprehensive Guide to the Entertainment & Media Industry

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Jack W. Plunkett
Plunkett Research, Ltd., Jan 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 562 pages
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The electronic age is bringing sweeping changes to entertainment and media of all kinds, including publishing, broadcasting and film. Multimedia, the Internet and other digital media outlets for entertainment and information are being refined at a rapid rate. Media giants are merging and making big acquisitions. This book covers these exciting developments and provides profiles on hundreds of leading firms in film, radio, television, cable, new media, and publishing of all types including books, magazines and newspapers. It contains thousands of contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, Internet sites and other resources. You'll get in-depth profiles of nearly 400 of the world's top Entertainment & Media firms: our own unique list of companies that are the leaders in this field. Here you'll find complete profiles of the hot companies that are making news today, the largest, most successful corporations in all facets of the Entertainment and Media Business, from broadcasters to film production companies, casino operators to theme park companies, publishers of books and magazines to video game designers, and much more. Our corporate profiles include executive contacts, growth plans, financial records, address, phone, fax and much more. This innovative book offers unique information, all indexed and cross-indexed more for each firm! Our industry analysis section provides an exceptional discussion of business and market trends. The book includes statistical tables covering revenues for several industry sectors. Purchasers of either the book or PDF version can receive a free copy of the company profiles database on CD-ROM, enabling key word search and export of key data.
  

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Contents

A Short Entertainment Media Industry Glossary
Introduction 1
Major Trends Affecting the Entertainment Media Industry 7
Entertainment Media Industry Statistics 35
ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA INDUSTRY
Estimated Sources of Revenue Expenses U S 20042008 42
Continued from the previous page
Estimated Sources of Revenue Expenses U S 20042008 48
Estimated Sources of Revenue Expenses U S 20072008 54
Entertainment Media Industry Contacts
THE ENTERTAINMENT 400
Individual Profiles on each of THE ENTERTAINMENT 400 137
Additional Indexes
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About the author (2009)

Jack W. Plunkett is CEO & Publisher of Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston-based provider of market research and industry information in printed and electronic formats. Plunkett's client list includes 5,000 leading corporations, universities and government agencies worldwide. Plunkett's research products are distributed electronically through subscriptions to its website, www.plunkettresearch.com, and around the globe by major booksellers and news distributors. Jack Plunkett's work has been widely covered by hundreds of magazines, newspapers and broadcast stations, including stories in USA Today and Inc. Magazine. Plunkett is frequently interviewed as an expert source by publications such as Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal. The New York Times and Investor's Business Daily, media outlets such as NPR's Marketplace, ABC, and CBS Marketwatch, as well as local and regional newspapers and national columnists.

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