Pub. date: 2009 | Online Pub. Date: December 16, 2009 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412972048 | Print ISBN: 9780761929574 | Online ISBN: 9781412972048| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
New York City is the self-described “capital of the world” and arguably the capital of U.S. journalism and mass media. The nation's largest market, it is host to the major U.S. television networks, various cable channels, and conglomerates like AOL/Time Warner, Viacom, News Corp., and the Hearst Corporation. Much of the book publishing industry, more than 200 newspapers, and over 350 magazines have offices in New York. Major magazine publishers include Condé Nast and Time, Inc. Major book publishers include Penguin, Simon and Schuster, and Random House. New York is home to the Associated Press headquarters, a significant film industry, and large recording companies, radio operations, and other media as well as the biggest advertising and public relations firms. Four of the top ten circulation newspapers in the United States are found in New York City. It is the site of elite and influential newspapers such as The New York ...