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1. Institution researchPublishing houses 2. Bauer Media is a division of the Bauer Media Group, Europes largest privatelyowned publishing Group. The Group is a worldwide media empire offering over300 magazines in 15 countries, as well as online, TV and radio stations. It wasfounded in 1875 and has been owned by five generations of the Bauer familyBoth thesemagazines areconcentratedon music.This magazinecan be linked tothe other twobecause all threeare based onentertainment,Empire is purelybased on movienews andreviews.Bauer, the publisher of titles including FHM, Heat and Grazia, hasreported a double-digit fall in pre-tax profits to 57m last year.In 1994, the company bought a small magazine called For Him Magazine which isnow the core of the best-selling international multi-platform brand FHM.Bauer media have multiple target audiences as they have a range ofmagazines, TV and radio stations. Their TV and radio stations are morebased on music and gossip. However they have large collection ofmagazine brands for different people with different interests.The Land rover owner magazine is for people who areinterested in land and range rovers. This has nothingto do with entertainment. This shows that Bauer hasa large range of magazine genres. 3. With operations in the UK, US and Australia, Future has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Foundedin 1985 as a UK company with just one magazine; Amstrad Action. An early innovation was the inclusion of freesoftware of magazine covers, the first company to do so. Today Future specializes in high-quality multi-mediaproducts, creating over 200 specialist publications, apps, websites and events.Futures sells over 2.2 million magazines every month and it exports to 89 countries making it the UKsnumber one exporter for magazine content. Today it also employs 1,200 people in offices in London,Bath, San Francisco and Sydney.Future Publishing, home to titles including Total Film and Classic Rock, has reported a 45% fall in pre-taxprofits in the six months to the end of March.Future said that the market remains challenging, with revenues falling by 4% year on year to 68m. Morethan a third of its ad revenues came from online sales, with its digital operation making a profit for the firsttime.Circulation income, which accounts for more than half (58%) of the company's total revenues, fell 7% to40m. Advertising revenues fell 4% to 20.4m, of which 7.9m came from online, a 30% increase year onyear.These magazine titles suggest that Future publishing mainly publishes magazines that are aboutgames, technology and entertainment. They also have tutorial magazines such as PracticalPhotoshop, Windows 7: Help and advice and Mac Format. 4. With more than 60 iconic brands - including Decanter, Country Life, Horse & Hound, NME,What's On TV and Wallpaper* - Time Inc. UK (formerly IPC Media) creates content formultiple platforms, across print, online, mobile, tablets and experiences.Time Inc. UK is a subsidiary of Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME), one of the largest media companiesin the world reaching more than 130 million consumers each month across multipleplatforms through influential brands such as Time, People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, RealSimple, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Wallpaper and NME. With 50 editions of Time Inc.magazines licensed in more than 30 countries ranging from Germany to Turkey to China,the Time Inc. global portfolio touches all corners of the world. Time Inc. connectsaudiences through shared experiences, celebrated events and franchises including theFortune 500, Time 100, Peoples Sexiest Man Alive, Sports Illustrateds Sportsman of theYear, the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen and the Essence Festival.IPC (Time Inc.), publisher of Look, NME and Marie Claire, has reported a 23% lift in pre-taxprofit to 45m in 2011, in contrast to rival Bauer Consumer Media, whose profitsdropped 9.5% to 57.3m in the same year.