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 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 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 import and/or distribute print media (including books, magazines, periodicals, greeting cards, directories, yellow pages, newspapers and other publications).
Companies that produce and publish news. The companies' activities include gathering and writing news and editorials, as well as selling and preparing advertisements.