Spotlight on the media sector

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Charles McIntyre, manager of the IBIS Media VCT, examines the wealth of opportunities available in mass communications.

Talk about investing in the media sector and most people think immediately of newspapers and TV channels and wonder why you would bother. Perception is lagging reality. The media sector is more dynamic, more exciting and offering more investment opportunities than it ever has, and I say this as someone who has been specialising in investing in this sector for more than 20 years. The dynamics of change Unless you have been living in an isolated wilderness, you really cannot have failed to notice the media sector is undergoing a period of intense structural change. These changes are allo...

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