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Holding company

A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock. [1]

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Atlanta

Atlanta (locally) is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841.

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Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.

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Board of directors

A board of directors is a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of a company or organization.

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Broadcast law

Broadcast law is the field of law that pertains to broadcasting.

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Broadcast license

A broadcast license is a type of spectrum license granting the licensee permission to use a portion of the radio frequency spectrum in a given geographical area for broadcasting purposes.

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Broadcasting

Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and/or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.

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Company

A company is an association or collection of individuals, whether natural persons, legal persons, or a mixture of both.

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Concentration of media ownership

Concentration of media ownership (also known as media consolidation or media convergence) is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media.

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Conglomerate (company)

A conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.

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Conglomerate discount

Conglomerate discount is an economic concept describing a situation when the stockmarket values a diversified group of businesses and assets at less than the sum of its parts.

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Corporate group

A corporate group or group of companies is a collection of parent and subsidiary corporations that function as a single economic entity through a common source of control.

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Cumulus Media

Cumulus Media, Inc. (and its subsidiaries, Cumulus Broadcasting LLC, Cumulus Licensing LLC and Broadcast Software International Inc) is an American broadcasting company and is the second largest owner and operator of AM and FM radio stations in the United States, behind iHeartMedia, Inc. (formerly Clear Channel Communications), operating 460 stations in 90 markets as of February 27, 2014 as compared to 570 stations in 150 markets as of September 16, 2011.

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Dividend

A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits.

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Dividends received deduction

The dividends-received deduction (or "DRD"), under U.S. federal income tax law, is a tax deduction received by a corporation on the dividends it receives by other corporations in which it has an ownership stake.

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Energy Policy Act of 2005

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 is a bill passed by the United States Congress on July 29, 2005, and signed into law by President George W. Bush on August 8, 2005, at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Financial crisis of 2007–08

The financial crisis of 2007–08, also known as the Global Financial Crisis and 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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IHeartMedia

iHeartMedia, Inc. (formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc.) is an American mass media company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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Internal Revenue Code

The Internal Revenue Code (IRC), formally the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, is the domestic portion of federal statutory tax law in the United States, published in various volumes of the United States Statutes at Large, and separately as Title 26 of the United States Code (USC).

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Investment company

An investment company is a company whose main business is holding securities of other companies purely for investment purposes.

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Jacor

Jacor Communications was a media corporation which owned a large number of radio stations in the United States.

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List of holding companies

Under the United States Bank Holding Company Act, financial and bank holding Companies are regulated by the US Federal Reserve.

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Local marketing agreement

In U.S. and Canadian broadcasting, a local marketing agreement (or local management agreement, abbreviated as an LMA) is a contract in which one company agrees to operate a radio or television station owned by another licensee (the "junior" partner).

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Maxima and minima

In mathematical analysis, the maxima and minima (the plural of maximum and minimum) of a function, known collectively as extrema (the plural of extremum), are the largest and smallest value of the function, either within a given range (the local or relative extrema) or on the entire domain of a function (the global or absolute extrema).

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Media conglomerate

A media conglomerate, media group or media institution is a company that owns large numbers of companies in various mass media such as television, radio, publishing, movies, and the Internet.

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Media market

A media market, broadcast market, media region, designated market area (DMA), television market area, or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers and Internet content.

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National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center collects, preserves and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific and military history.

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Patent holding company

A patent holding company (PHC) exists to hold patents on behalf of one or more other companies but does not necessarily manufacture products or supply services based upon the patents held.

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Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935

The Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA), also known as the Wheeler-Rayburn Act, was a law that was passed by the United States Congress to facilitate regulation of electric utilities, by either limiting their operations to a single state, and thus subjecting them to effective state regulation, or forcing divestitures so that each became a single integrated system serving a limited geographic area.

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Risk

Risk is potential of losing something of value.

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Shareholder

A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns a share of stock in a public or private corporation.

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Shares outstanding

Shares outstanding are all the shares of a corporation or financial asset that have been authorized, issued and purchased by investors and are held by them.

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Stock

The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation constitutes the equity stake of its owners.

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Subsidiary

A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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Susquehanna Radio Corporation

The Susquehanna Radio Corporation was a media corporation which operated from 1941 to 2006 that was headquartered in York, Pennsylvania.

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Taft Broadcasting

The Taft Broadcasting Company, also known as Taft Television and Radio Company, Incorporated, was an American media conglomerate based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Tax

A tax (from the Latin taxo; "rate") is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state to fund various public expenditures.

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WNNX

WNNX (100.5 FM, "Rock 100.5") is an Atlanta radio station airing a classic rock format.

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WWWQ

WWWQ FM 99.7, known as "Q100", is an Atlanta radio station airing a top-40/CHR format.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holding_company

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