Time Warner

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Time Warner, formerly known as AOL Time Warner, is a the world's largest media conglomerate cobbled together from three seperate mergers of Time Publishing with Warner Entertainment, the acquisition of Turner Broadcasting System, and the subsequent acquisition of all of Time Warner by AOL. It has operations in film, television, cable TV, publishing, and internet services. Familiar names include New Line Cinema, Warner Brothers, CNN, HBO, Turner Broadcasting System, Fortune, People, and Time. Time Warner's AOL internet service has over 17 million subscribers. [1]

Political contributions

Time Warner gave $435,250 to federal candidates in the 05/06 election period through its political action committee - 46% to Democrats, 53% to Republicans, and 1% to other parties. [2]


Time Warner, along with its subsidiares, spent $4,502,954 for lobbying in 2006. $3,297,954 went to 22 outside lobbying firms with the remainder being spent using in-house lobbyists.[3]





Contact details

One Time Warner Center
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-484-8000
Web: http://www.timewarner.com


  1. Profile, Hoovers, accessed July 2007.
  2. 2006 PAC Summary Data, Open Secrets, accessed July 2007.
  3. Time Warner lobbying expenses, Open Secrets.
  4. Executives, accessed July 2007.
  5. Board of Directors, accessed July 2007.