Last updated on: 2/9/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) Biography

Position:
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Reasoning:

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Description:

“CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry. The Company, through its many and varied operations, combines broad reach with well-positioned local businesses, all of which provide it with an extensive distribution network by which it serves audiences and advertisers in all 50 states and key international markets. It has operations in virtually every field of media and entertainment, including broadcast television (CBS and The CW – a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), cable television (Showtime and CBS College Sports Network), local television (CBS Television Stations), television production and syndication (CBS Paramount Network Television and CBS Television Distribution), radio (CBS Radio), advertising on out-of-home media (CBS Outdoor), publishing (Simon & Schuster), interactive media (CBS Interactive), music (CBS Records), licensing and merchandising (CBS Consumer Products), video/DVD (CBS Home Entertainment), in-store media (CBS Outernet) and motion pictures (CBS Films).”

“Overview,” www.cbscorporation.com (accessed Feb. 8, 2011)

Mission:

“CBS Corporation, and its divisions are committed to building an environment that values diversity throughout the corporation and in its business practices.

Recognizing the power and influence a media company carries through its various business units, including Network Programming, Network News, Local Television and Radio Stations, Cable and Publishing, CBS has been on the forefront of making diversity a reality through a wide array of initiatives targeted to talent in front of and behind the camera as well as outreach to diverse vendors and professional service suppliers. Our goal is to impact the industry.

Internally, CBS continues in its efforts to create a workplace that is representative of the American public. This commitment enables us to attract and retain employees with the talent, creativity and innovation necessary to grow our industry leadership position.

In realizing this important goal, CBS has forged important partnerships with many diverse organizations. Diversity is best achieved through a collaborative spirit.”

“About US,” www.cbscorporation.com (accessed Feb. 8, 2011)

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