Britain's Most Admired Companies 2012: Media

It's been a year of drama and scandal for the media industry - and we're not just talking the latest Eastenders' plot twist. But these five publishers and broadcasters retain the respect and admiration of their peers.

by MT Staff

BSkyB is on a roll – this is the fourth year in a row that the satellite broadcaster has topped its sector, praised especially for its marketing and quality of goods and services. BSkyB’s Q1 results show revenue up 4% year on year to £1.72bn, and profits up 5% to £310m. Pearson is solidly in second place after an action-packed year including the impending departure of CEO Marjorie Scardino, and the proposed joint-venture between Penguin and Bertelsmann’s Random House. Pearson also acquired educational services firm EmbanetCompass for $650m. New BMAC entrant internet sport distributor Perform Group manages a respectable third. It operates video-on-demand services and owns sports websites including Goal.com.

 

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