Big Media Companies And Their Many Brands — In One Chart
AT&T wants to buy Time Warner; Verizon is buying Yahoo — and analysts predict more media deals. Who owns what these days? We built a chart of the many brands of some of the big media companies.

AT&T’s bid to buy Time Warner for a hefty $85.4 billion has unleashed a flood of excitement on Wall Street, where analysts are now predicting a new wave of deal-making in the media industry.

The heated competition for our attention and for advertising dollars is increasingly pitting traditional media and entertainment stalwarts against Internet and telecom giants. And some media companies are once again seeking refuge in larger conglomerates.

To wade through who owns what, we decided to build a chart that outlines some of the notable holdings of big media companies.