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About New York City

New York City Is the Capital of the World

Our theaters, concerts, arts, museums, opera, ballet, restaurants, festivals, street fairs, parks, shopping, hotels, and tourist sites give you an experience unlike any other city in the world.

That's why people from all over the U.S. and around the world want to visit. And that's why people call New York City the "Capital of the World."

New York City Is the Global Center of Media

We're the media, financial, and advertising capital of the world.

Seven largest media conglomerates headquartered in NYC
Six national broadcast networks and 10 local stations
Six prime-time series produced in NYC
78 cable networks, including HBO and Showtime
Two of the top five U.S. cable distributors are in NYC
Four major studios headquartered in NYC
Miramax, New Line, Focus Features and independents in NYC
More Fortune 500 headquartered in NYC than any other city*
The choice for print media firms and top advertising brands**
Number one media market in U.S. - over 7% of U.S. households
Six international wire services
More than 200 foreign-language newspapers published
More than 100 foreign media have permanent bureaus
Six of the 350 consumer magazines are in the top 10
More museums and ballet, opera and theater companies than any other city in the 

New York City Is a Latin Cultural Experience

    *Source: Fortune Magazine, April 2003
  **Source: AdAge Special Report 8/18/03
      Ranked by 2002 Net U.S. Revenues in Medium

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