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The Media and Communications Industries in New York City
Citizens Budget Commission, December.

Brecher, C., Roistacher, E. & Spiezio, S.
12/01/1998

What will be the next important source of employment growth in New York City? Informed observers suggest that jobs will come from the media and communications sector. This report provides an analysis of the sector's job growth prospects in the coming years. The industries included in the sector and reviewed in the report are print media, telephone, radio and television, motion pictures and recorded music, advertising and related services, computer-related services, and news services and syndicates. Research for the report is based on compiled data on the scale and scope of media and communications activities nationally, and interviews conducted with senior executives of 23 large media and communications firms.