The stock market finished the week on a down note that left media companies with bigger losses.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 172.93 points, or 1.57%, at 10,817.65.
As usual many media companies had bigger losses than the general market.
News Corp. dropped 3.13% to $15.80 as the company continued to get hammered by new developments in its phone hacking scandal.
Viacom finished with a 2.85% decline to $40.91, Time Warner dipped 2.40% to $27.90, Disney was down 2.09% to $31.87, and Scripps Networks Interactive slid 2.51% to $38.84.
AMC Networks managed to post a small gain, rising 0.27% to $33.05.