The chart every member of Congress should see

This chart illustrates the market capitalization of 3 top tech companies and 4 top media companies. (In billions.)

If you add up the 4 media companies, they are roughly half the valuation of Apple. Even the largest of these media companies, Comcast, is less than half the valuation of the smallest, Google.

Need I do a trend chart, too?


About Rakesh Agrawal

Rakesh Agrawal is Senior Director of product at Amazon (Audible). Previously, he launched local and mobile products for Microsoft and AOL. He tweets at @rakeshlobster.
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2 Responses to The chart every member of Congress should see

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  2. Richard P says:

    I think you need several complementary charts … a. political contributions b. number of employees c. net profits … and number of customers might be interesting, but hard to get a meaningful measure.

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