Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
media
Subsidy Total: 
$624,311,234
Number of Awards: 
526
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1993. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2010.

Notes: 

The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
CBS$266,147,93460
Hearst$73,121,50431
News Corp.$49,791,15426
Tribune Publishing$41,712,6602
New York Times Co.$29,857,49111
Forbes Media$27,125,0001
Univision Communications$21,672,41319
Gannett$20,049,57856
Discovery Inc.$16,040,20221
Meredith$14,198,36317


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Daily News, L.P. Tribune Publishing New Jersey state 2010 $41,650,000 tax credit/rebate
Forbes Media LLC & Forbes Media Holdings LLC Forbes Media New Jersey state 2014 $27,125,000 tax credit/rebate
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2003 $18,148,563 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2003 $18,094,363 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Films Inc. CBS Massachusetts state 2016 $15,738,698 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. CBS California state 2019 $15,646,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios CBS California state 2018 $15,531,000 tax credit/rebate
The Late Show, Inc. CBS New York state 2015 $11,100,000 tax credit/rebate
NYP Holdings Inc. dba New York Post News Corp. New York state 2007 $10,842,291 enterprise zone
CBS Studios, Inc. CBS California state 2018 $10,624,000 tax credit/rebate
Reed Elsevier Inc. RELX Group North Carolina state 2012 $8,860,500 grant
Eye Productions, Inc. CBS North Carolina state 2014 $8,789,561 tax credit/rebate
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2001 $8,538,616 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2001 $8,527,432 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Studios, Inc. CBS California state 2019 $8,476,000 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions Inc. CBS California state 2017 $8,407,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. CBS North Carolina state 2013 $8,339,303 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. CBS California state 2019 $8,272,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios CBS California state 2018 $8,195,000 tax credit/rebate
NYP Holdings, Inc. dba New York Post News Corp. New York state 2008 $7,984,790 enterprise zone
CBS Studios, Inc. CBS California state 2018 $7,846,000 tax credit/rebate
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2007 $7,579,974 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2016 $7,556,093 tax credit/rebate
CBS Films Inc. CBS California state 2013 $7,495,905 tax credit/rebate
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. John Wiley & Sons New Jersey state 2000 $7,347,200 grant
Possible Productions Inc. CBS California state 2018 $7,324,000 tax credit/rebate
EYE Productions CBS South Carolina state 2013 $6,815,272 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. CBS California state 2017 $6,074,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios CBS California state 2018 $5,995,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. CBS California state 2017 $5,873,000 tax credit/rebate
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2007 $5,724,344 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Films Inc. CBS Pennsylvania state $5,582,198 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2009 $5,542,297 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Films Inc. CBS Pennsylvania state 2016 $5,538,721 tax credit/rebate
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. CBS Rhode Island state 2008 $5,484,600 tax credit/rebate
GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, INC. Gannett New York state 2007 $5,443,444 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2012 $5,120,331 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2008 $5,074,980 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. CBS Rhode Island state 2009 $5,069,323 tax credit/rebate
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. CBS Rhode Island state 2010 $5,069,323 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios CBS California state 2016 $5,046,000 tax credit/rebate
Univision Communications, Inc. Univision Communications Florida state 2014 $5,000,000 grant
News America Publishing, Inc. News Corp. New York local 2010 $4,743,708 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
News America Publishing, Inc. News Corp. New York local 1997 $4,706,028 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
News America Publishing, Inc. News Corp. New York local 1997 $4,688,983 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2010 $4,169,803 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2009 $4,097,949 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
HEARST COMMUNICATION Hearst New York local 2011 $4,039,862 property tax abatement
Univision Communications, Inc. Univision Communications Florida state 2012 $4,000,000 grant
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2008 $3,984,528 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 1993 $3,935,956 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Films, Inc. CBS California state 2019 $3,823,000 tax credit/rebate
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2011 $3,685,199 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2006 $3,523,777 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Univision Communications Inc. and Subsidiaries Univision Communications New Jersey state 2014 $3,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Time, Inc. Meredith New York local 2004 $3,344,836 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2007 $3,338,662 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GCOE, LLC Gannett Kentucky state 2007 $3,250,000 tax credit/rebate
NYP Holdings, Inc. dba New York Post News Corp. New York state 2009 $3,247,090 enterprise zone
HEARST COMMUNICATION Hearst New York local 2012 $3,232,527 property tax abatement
Hearst Corporation, The Hearst New York local 2006 $3,228,496 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 1993 $3,211,989 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Univision Communications, Inc. Univision Communications Florida state 2012 $3,000,000 grant
Time Inc. Meredith New York state 2015 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CareerBuilder, LLC Tegna Illinois Local 2008 $2,900,000 tax increment financing
The E.W.Scripps Company E.W. Scripps Ohio state 2012 $2,713,799 tax credit/rebate
Gannett River States Publishing Co. dba The Times Gannett Louisiana state 2011 $2,521,791 property tax abatement
Arvato Digital Services, LLC f/k/a Sonopress, LLC Bertelsmann Kentucky state 2006 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Random House Inc./Bertelsmann Bertelsmann Maryland state 2003 $2,500,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Random House Inc./Bertelsmann Bertelsmann Maryland state 2004 $2,500,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Iowa College Acquisition Corporation dba Kaplan University Graham Holdings Florida state 2005 $2,500,000 grant
Discovery Communications Discovery Inc. Maryland state 2005 $2,400,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Iowa College Acquisition Corporation dba Kaplan University Graham Holdings Florida state 2009 $2,250,000 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions Inc. CBS California state 2016 $2,189,000 tax credit/rebate
Time, Inc. Meredith New York local 2003 $2,164,492 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. Amended & Restated CBS New York local 2003 $2,156,680 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2006 $2,076,074 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Discovery Latin America, LLC Discovery Inc. Florida state 2010 $2,000,000 grant
Iowa College Acquisition Corporation dba Kaplan University Graham Holdings Florida state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
NYP Holdings, Inc. dba New York Post News Corp. New York state 2011 $2,000,000 enterprise zone
Dallas Morning News A.H. Belo Texas local 2007 $1,992,740 grant
Matthew Bender & Company RELX Group New Jersey state 2000 $1,987,124 grant
Iowa College Acquisition Corporation dba Kaplan University Graham Holdings Florida state 2005 $1,980,000 tax credit/rebate
NYP Holdings, Inc. dba New York Post News Corp. New York state 2013 $1,974,546 enterprise zone
Dow Jones & Company, Inc. News Corp. New Jersey state 2001 $1,960,595 grant
Time, Inc. Meredith New York local 2005 $1,950,639 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Scripps Howard Broadcasting E.W. Scripps Arizona state 2008 $1,926,956 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. CBS California state 2016 $1,899,000 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions, Inc. CBS New York state 2014 $1,797,616 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2015 $1,773,110 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios CBS California state 2017 $1,644,000 tax credit/rebate
New York Times Company, The New York Times Co. New York local 2005 $1,634,465 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Interactive, Inc. CBS Kentucky state 1999 $1,600,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Interactive Inc. CBS Kentucky state 2016 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions Inc. CBS New York state 2014 $1,297,059 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2011 $1,289,114 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Discovery Communications Discovery Inc. Maryland local 2014 $1,284,939 tax credit/rebate
Discovery Communications Discovery Inc. Maryland local 2013 $1,278,604 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. CBS New York local 2014 $1,267,310 tax credit/rebate
New York Times Company New York Times Co. New York state 2008 $1,250,000 grant
Discovery Communications Discovery Inc. Maryland local 2012 $1,243,237 tax credit/rebate
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