Module Note | December 2003 (Revised July 2005)

Making Sense of Media Conglomerates

by Bharat N. Anand


The media and entertainment sector has been characterized by the persistence of conglomeration over long periods of time, on the one hand, and several recent visible failures, on the other. Examines these phenomena in an attempt to make sense of each.

Keywords: Media; Business Conglomerates; Media and Broadcasting Industry;


Anand, Bharat N. "Making Sense of Media Conglomerates." Harvard Business School Module Note 704-466, December 2003. (Revised July 2005.)