David Ristau
Growth at reasonable price, research analyst, newsletter provider, long/short equity

LIN Media: Interesting Business With Diversification But Upside Seems Tempered

We have now looked at most of the small-cap companies in the broadcast arena - CTC Media (NYSE:CTC), Sinclair Broadcasting (NASDAQ:SBGI), and Nexstar (NASDAQ:NXST) - and all are interesting. Of them all, we like LIN Media (Private:LIN) most for its diversification of revenue initiatives, but we believe that the company is the least ready to take off from these current levels due to a number of issues we are seeing in the near-term for the company. Yet, we do believe that the company does have some exciting potential with a diversified lineup and attention to making their revenue come from several different areas rather than simply broadcast revenue Of all the broadcast

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