Companies that create, operate, engage in, sell, and distribute media content in text, visual, or sound messages. The industry includes companies involved in the production, modification, transfer, distribution, replication, or publishing of media content (through television, radio, film and video, magazines, newspapers, books, billboards, electronic devices, and computer networks), companies engaged in media-related services (such as contracting with performers, providing technical pre-production, post-production, or publishing services, manufacturing related equipment and products, as well as companies involved in the distribution, reproduction, and sales of media content.
Companies that specialize in performing business, consumer, environmental, and other activities for companies, households, or individuals in exchange for fees; and associations that promote the interests of their members including business and non-business associations or groups.
Companies that publish content through the internet (including electronic books, electronic articles, and other text, audio, and video content). The content can come from other media, such as books, newspapers, and magazines, or may be designed specifically for internet delivery.
Companies that engage in television production, broadcasting, distribution, programming, and related support services.
Companies that operate networks for transmitting audio-visual programming to the public through satellite and digital television networks. The broadcasters may produce programming in their own production facilities or acquire programming from production and distribution.
Companies that engage in creating, planning and handling promotion for businesses, in order to affect perception, arouse consumer desire to make a purchase or take a particular action, and ultimately increase the businesses' sales of products or services.
Companies that operate networks used for transmitting audio-visual programming to the public. TV broadcasters may transmit programming directly to the public (Free to Air and Open Air) or through satellite and cable operators (Cable/Satellite Pay). TV broadcasters may produce programming in their own production facilities or acquire programming from production and distribution companies.
Companies that produce and publish books, coming books, trading cards, directories, yellow pages, greeting cards, newspapers, periodicals and magazines, as well as internet publishers.
Companies that provide various business services to their clients (including advertising, auctions, business consulting, commercial cleaning, legal, public relations, repair and maintenance, security, translation and interpretation, staffing, survey and statistics, technical and scientific research, fairs and exhibitions, parking facility management).
Companies that produce and publish news. The companies' activities include gathering and writing news and editorials, as well as selling and preparing advertisements.