Not seeing the economic slowdown are U.S. media giants, currently riding an advertising boom....

|By:, SA News Editor

Not seeing the economic slowdown are U.S. media giants, currently riding an advertising boom. Rate increases for this year's "upfronts" - ad sales completed several months before the fall season - were among the strongest in years. The S&P media index +10% YTD vs. S&P 500 +2.4%