Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Hearst
Ownership Structure: 
privately held
Headquartered in: 
New York
Major Industry: 
media
Specific Industry: 
media
Penalty total since 2000: 
$29,266,995
Number of records: 
9
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
consumer protection violation$21,225,0003
investor protection violation$8,000,0002
workplace safety or health violation$30,8002
wage and hour violation$6,1951
aviation safety violation$5,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

HEARST; HEARST MAGAZINE; HEARST MEDIA SERVICES CONNECTICUT, LLC; Rodale, Inc.

Links: 

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Hearst Corporation consumer protection violation 2001 FTC $19,000,000
Hearst Corporation investor protection violation 2001 FTC $4,000,000
Hearst Corp. investor protection violation 2001 DOJ_ANTITRUST $4,000,000
Rodale, Inc. consumer protection violation 2010 FL-AG $1,300,000
Hearst Corporation consumer protection violation 2005 MULTI-AG $925,000
HEARST MEDIA SERVICES CONNECTICUT, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $23,000
HEARST MEDIA GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,800
The Hearst Corporation wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $6,195
HEARST MAGAZINE aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $5,000
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