Answered By: Meghan Dolan
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2018     Views: 175

IFC: LA/Hollywood

Where can I find entertainment & media industry/market analysis, company data and news?



Research reports on a wide range of industries, including Cable Networks, Television Production, and Movie & Video Production.

Sports Market Analytics
News and market research covering distribution channels, consumer demographics, brand share, consumer market size, sporting goods, and sports sponsorship.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage 
Best for a broad industry overviews. Covers industry trends, forecasts, major players and market share data, key ratios, and statistics. Click on "Industries" in the top navigation bar, and select “Media” or "Broadcasting, Cable & Satellite".


Capital IQ 
Data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people. NOTE: MBA students will need to register for a Capital IQ account for remote access to the database. Alternately, MBA students can access the database within the Stamps Reading Room (Baker Library | Bloomberg Center, 3rd floor). With an individual account, you are able to set up company alerts within Capital IQ.

Thomson ONE 
Features market quotes, earnings estimates, financial fundamentals, press releases, transaction data, corporate filings, ownership profiles and research from Thomson Financial. See our Fast Answer "How do I find investment analysts' reports on companies, industries and geographies?" for help finding analyst reports. NOTE: Thomson ONE only works within Internet Explorer. 


Market data, statistics, and analysis on the Internet, e-business, online marketing, media, and emerging technologies. Includes international market information for media usage, music, television and publishing. 

S&P Global Market Intelligence
Media specific content covers TV Networks, Broadcasting (radio & TV) and Film and TV Programming. Individual accounts required. You are able to set up news alerts within SNL Interactive. NOTE: If you already have a Capital IQ account, log into Capital IQ and select the "S&P Platform" link from the top right corner. If you don't have a Capital IQ login, you can sign in directly to S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Statista covers a wide range of entertainment/media sectors including Books & Publishing; Music; Radio, TV & Film; and Sports. 




Business Insider Intelligence
Business Insider Intelligence covers Digital Media. You will need to register for an account. Once you register for an account, you can sign up for a Digital Media news alerts. 

Factiva is a great source for news from national and local newspapers, magazines, trade publications and transcripts.

  • To scan the headlines and read articles from today's issues of The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, select News Pages and in the upper left of the Factiva banner. Headlines from top publications, including the WSJ and NYT, will display. You can search by keyword, or browse by specific sections or dates of each publication.

Fierce Cable
A daily news source covering the Cable, Online Video, Tech and Broadcasting sectors.

Financial Times
The Financial Times is one of the leading international business dailies. Harvard affiliates may register for an individual account to Once registered, you can sign up for their Media news alerts. 

Hollywood Reporter 
Includes film, television, cable, music, interactive media, and home video. Delivers breaking news and solid in-depth stories plus box office grosses, TV ratings, video and music charts, and film and TV production charts.

Covers film, television and cable, home video, music, new media, theater, and finance. Includes Nielsen's television ratings every Tuesday.