Market

Si Newhouse, Jr.

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Newhouse is the chairman and CEO of Advance Publications, which most notably owns Condé Nast, the publisher of more than two dozen magazines including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Bon Appétit, and The New Yorker. He is also well known for his philanthropy, and a generous $15 million donation to Syracuse University, which resulted in the […]

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Rupert Murdoch

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

The global media mogul is founder, chairman, and CEO of News Corp., the conglomerate that reigns over Fox, the New York Post, the Wall Street Journal, and HarperCollins Publishers, just to name a few. The company reported its 2010 full year revenue had increased 8-percent to $32.8 billion. According to Forbes, Murdoch is the 117th […]

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Sumner Redstone

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

The 87-year-old Redstone is still one of the most powerful media moguls in the industry. His National Amusements, Inc., is the parent company of Viacom and CBS Corporation; Redstone serves as executive chairman of both.

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John Kluge

Monday, January 16th, 2012

This 95-year-old Palm Beach resident was ranked as richest man in America in 1989 but lost that title to Bill Gates three years later. His vast fortune comes from Metromedia, Inc., which proved during the ‘60s and ‘70s that independent television stations could compete against network giants. That caught the attention of Rupert Murdoch, who […]

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Edmund Ansin

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Inheriting his family’s shoe-making fortune allowed this Miami-based billionaire, along with his father Sidney, to buy a Miami television station for $3.4 million in 1962. Today, Sunbeam Broadcasting operates WSVN Channel 7 Miami and WHDH Channel 7 Boston, two of the most prominent stations in the country. He is a big supporter of the United […]

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