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Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere
Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere

Among captains of industry, entertainment executives continue to reap some of the biggest rewards when it comes to compensation. The biggest pay day so far went to Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav, who received a $156.1-million compensation package in 2014 even though he manages one of the smaller media companies. That's a stratospheric level even by Wall Street standards. Consider that JPMorgan Chase & Co., the nation's largest bank, reported in January that CEO Jamie Dimon raked in a pay package of $20 million. The lucrative compensation packages come at an increasingly troubled time in the media industry. Media companies are struggling to adapt to...

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