Here Are Top 18 Richest Media Companies In America

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Today Fortune magazine released its annual list of the 500 largest corporations in the United States — of this list, 18 of these corporations are media companies.

Ranking them in order from largest to smallest, we’ve compiled a list of all of the biggest media companies in America.

The format, we present each company is broken down as follows:

Fortune 500 ranking number, followed by name, Revenue (in millions of dollars) and profit (also in millions). There some interesting facts embedded here: for example, that New Corp had a higher revenue than Google, but less profit.

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title=”#18 Washington Post”
content=”Fortune ranking: 470

Revenue: $4,817.10

Profit: $278.10″
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title=”#17 Live Nation Entertainment”
content=”Fortune ranking: 444

Revenue: $5,063.70

Profit: -$228.40″
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title=”#16 CC Media Holdings”
content=”Fortune ranking: 391

Revenue: $5,865.70

Profit: -$479.10″
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title=”#15 Virgin Media”
content=”Fortune ranking: 374

Revenue: $6,138.20

Profit: -$218.30″
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permalink=”14-yahoo-5″
title=”#14 Yahoo”
content=”Fortune ranking: 365

Revenue: $6,324.70

Profit: $1,231.70″
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[slide
permalink=”13-cablevision-systems-6″
title=”#13 Cablevision Systems”
content=”Fortune ranking: 321

Revenue: $7,362.90

Profit: $360.90″
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[slide
permalink=”12-liberty-media-revenue-1098200-profit-189200-7″
title=”#12 Liberty Media Revenue: $10,982.00 Profit: $1,892.00″
content=”Fortune ranking: 224

Revenue: $10,982.00

Profit: $10,982.00″
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[slide
permalink=”11-dish-network-8″
title=”#11 DISH Network”
content=”Fortune ranking: 193

Revenue: $12,640.70

Profit: $984.70″
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[slide
permalink=”10-viacom-9″
title=”#10 Viacom”
content=”Fortune ranking: 180

Revenue: $13,497.00

Profit: $1,548.00″
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[slide
permalink=”9-cbs-10″
title=”#9 CBS”
content=”Fortune ranking: 174

Revenue: $14,059.80

Profit: $724.20″
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permalink=”8-time-warner-cable-11″
title=”#8 Time Warner Cable”
content=”Fortune ranking: 137

Revenue: $18,868.00

Profit: $1,308.00″
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permalink=”7-google-12″
title=”#7 Google”
content=”Fortune ranking: 92

Revenue: $29,321

Profit: $8,505″
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[slide
permalink=”6-news-corp-revenue-32778-profit-2539-13″
title=”#6 News Corp. Revenue: $32,778 Profit: $2,539″
content=”Fortune ranking: 83

Revenue: $32,778

Profit: $2,539″
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permalink=”5-amazoncom-14″
title=”#5 Amazon.com”
content=”Fortune ranking: 78

Revenue: $34,204.00

Profit: $1,152″
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permalink=”4-comcast-15″
title=”#4 Comcast”
content=”Fortune ranking: 66

Revenue: $37,937

Profit: $3,635″
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permalink=”3-walt-disney-16″
title=”#3 Walt Disney”
content=”Fortune ranking: 65

Revenue: $38,063.00

Profit: $3,963.00″
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[slide
permalink=”2-apple-17″
title=”#2 Apple”
content=”Fortune ranking: 35

Revenue: $65,225.00

Profit: $14,013.00″
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permalink=”1-general-electric-18″
title=”#1 General Electric”
content=”Fortune ranking: 6

Revenue: $151,628

Profit: $11,644″
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title=””
content=”Now see which newspapers will be around in 10 years >>>
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