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United Business Media

Notoriously sold its newspaper interests to Northern+Shell (_NS) in late 2000; renamed itself from United Media on 27 January 2001; update on what it owns to do. Holds scads of magazines through its CMP division and through owning Miller Freeman.

Sold its remaining stake in Channel 5 to RTL sometime before 2010: that too ended up with Northern+Shell.

The information on this page is almost certainly incomplete, but investigating United Business Media is a research priority. You are very welcome to send additional information.

What does United Business Media do?

We're developing a full list of publications, radio and TV channels and websites directly run by United Business Media. Follow the link below to see those we've documented so far.

* United Business Media titles, channels, etc

United Business Media website

What does United Business Media have to say for itself? Visit its corporate website - the one with real information for money people, not the one for punters - linked below.

* United Business Media corporate website

Who owns United Business Media?
What else does it have a stake in?

Below is information gathered up to 2014-08-19 on shareholdings in and by this media owner.

Known media shareholdings - click ? to email the informant
2003_01: _UM held a 20% stake in _ITN [source? 2
2000_07: _UM held a 50% stake in _LineOne [source? 3
2000_07: _UM held a 100% stake in _MF [source? 4
2000_07: _UM held a 17% stake in _PA [source? 5

More on this owner
(from journalists' points of view)

These are selected pieces about this media owner. At present most come from the NUJ's London Freelance Branch newsletter the Freelance, because it already has an extensive online archive.

Year_mo Title Source
2002_05 Rebuilding Docklands unions [Freelance]

Information on this owner is maintained by who will be pleased to receive information about United Business Media but cannot guarantee to answer questions. Let us know if you have ownership information or can help support this research, or if you can correct the ownership of a title

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