Nicholas and Barry offer sources of financial information for media industry

Stamos Nicholas (Deloitte Financial Advisory) and Steve Barry (Duff & Phelps) both do a lot of work with media companies in all sectors.   They offered attendees at today's ASA BV conference in New York City the following list of dependable sources for industry research in this area:

  • The Media Bureau of the FCC (, including the Wireless Telecom and Wireline Competition Bureaus
  • Standard & Poors Industry Surveys, IBIS World Industry Reports (and of course BizMiner media reports)
  • Broadcasting & Cable (
  • Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau (
  • Editor & Publisher (
  • Interactive Advertising Bureau (
  • Magazine Publishers of America (
  • Motion Picture Association of America (
  • National Association of Broadcasters (
  • National Cable & Telecommunications Association (
  • Newspaper Association of America (
  • Radio Advertising Bureau (
  • Television Bureau of Advertising (
  • Media news aggregation sites like BNET ( and CLickZ (
  • Private Equity firms that focus on media companies (the two largest are Jordan Edmiston ( and Veronis Suhler (
  • SNL Kagan (
To the list provided by Stamos and Steve, BVWire would add the association that focuses on niche business publishers (like our parent company BVR!):   the Specialized Information Publisher's Association (