Case | HBS Case Collection | January 2007 (Revised July 2007)

Clear Channel Communications, Inc.

by Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Carole Winkler

Abstract

Discusses the rise of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (CC) as the most important radio broadcasting company in the United States. While CC can look back on a glorious past, it faces a multitude of business issues: radio listenership is in decline, media deregulation has come to a halt, and the company's public image is less than favorable.

Keywords: History; Media; Performance Effectiveness; Public Opinion; Business and Government Relations; Media and Broadcasting Industry; United States;

Citation:

Oberholzer-Gee, Felix, and Carole Winkler. "Clear Channel Communications, Inc." Harvard Business School Case 707-523, January 2007. (Revised July 2007.)