Who Owns the World’s Media?

26 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2013 Last revised: 7 Sep 2013

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Eli M. Noam

Columbia Business School - Institute for Tele Information

Date Written: March 31, 2013


This paper summarizes the status of a multi-year, 30-country study of global media market structure. Going beyond previously presented results, this paper analyzes drivers of such trends and projects their implications for future policy. It also compares US media concentration with that of other developed countries, and how market size and market concentration are related.

Keywords: media ownership, market concentration, global media

JEL Classification: L1, L3, L5, L82, L96, M37, Z1, D43, F13

Suggested Citation

Noam, Eli M., Who Owns the World’s Media? (March 31, 2013). Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-22, TPRC 41: The 41st Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2242670 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2242670

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