TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

How Much Did Your Favorite Fortune 500 Media Company Lose?

biggestloser04.21.09.jpgThe story of today is The New York Times Co.‘s disastrous first quarter results, but it’s not the only media outlet dealing with immense loses.

Over at paidContent.org (which cashed in during 2008), Rory Maher put together a list of media companies on the Fortune 500 list that struggled during the previous year.

Time Warner, the country’s 48th biggest company (and its largest media-related one), saw $13.4 billion fly out the door. CBS was close behind, losing $11.7 billion, while Gannett took at hit to the tune of $6.6 billion. We’d like to say this is going to get better soon, but we’d just be lying.

Mediabistro Course

Children's Picture Book Writing

Children's Picture Book WritingStarting September 15, this part lecture, part workshop course will take you through the process of outlining, writing, editing, and submitting a children's picture book. Taught by a published children's book author, Dashka Slater will teach you how to write in pictures, hook readers and editors with your story, apply the nuts and bolts of marketing, and more. Register now!