Understanding Broadcast and Cable Finance: A Primer for the Non-Financial Manager [NOOK Book]

Overview

From on-air talent contracts and FCC regulations to syndicated program amortization to music licensing fees, electronic media deal with financial principles and jargon that are unique to American business. Understanding Broadcast and Cable Finance helps explain all the financial complexities of a modern electronic media enterprise. Whether you are a news director, sales manager, engineer or any other non-accounting professional that has a stake in the success of your company, this book will bring you up-to-speed ...
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Understanding Broadcast and Cable Finance: A Primer for the Non-Financial Manager

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Overview

From on-air talent contracts and FCC regulations to syndicated program amortization to music licensing fees, electronic media deal with financial principles and jargon that are unique to American business. Understanding Broadcast and Cable Finance helps explain all the financial complexities of a modern electronic media enterprise. Whether you are a news director, sales manager, engineer or any other non-accounting professional that has a stake in the success of your company, this book will bring you up-to-speed on the essentials of financial management for broadcasting and cable.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136032738
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/20/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 232
  • File size: 5 MB

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Table of Contents

Foreword     vii
Introduction to the Second Edition     xi
Part I
Introduction to Broadcasting and Cable   Timothy Pecaro   John S. Sanders     3
The Role of the Financial Manager and Other Personnel   Leslie Hartmann     15
Understanding Financial Statements   Glenn Larkin$dUpdated by William Mangum     23
Revenue   Trila Bumstead   Joyce Lueders   Fidel Quiralte     39
Expenses   Trila Bumstead   Joyce Lueders   Fidel Quiralte     49
Financial Systems for Broadcasting and Cable   Calvin Lyles, Jr.   Bruce Lazarus     61
Capital Assets   Ronald Rizzuto, Ph.D.   Leslie Hartmann     77
Key Performance Metrics   Samuel D. Bush     89
Cash Flow Measures and Reports   Anthony Vasconcellos     99
Part II
Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal Controls   Mary M. Collins     107
Strategic Planning and Budgeting   Laura James   Andrew Kober     115
Credit and Collection Administration   Peter F. Szabo$dRevised by C. Robin Szabo     123
Trade and Barter Transactions and Related Accounting   Laura Daigle   John Kampfe     135
Music Licensing and Syndication Fees   Mary M. Collins     149
Taxation in Brief   J. Michael Hines, Esq.   Geoffrey J. Christian     163
Financial and Accounting Considerations for Broadcast and Cable Acquisitions   John S. Sanders     173
The Authors     191
Glossary     199
Index     211
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