Chart of the Week: Media & Entertainment Sector Most At Risk of Debt Default: S&P

These entities had total rated debt of $235.3 billion, as of Feb. 20. The most distressed category is media and entertainment, with 36 representatives on the list. The oil and gas sector had the second highest concentration with 12 entities. S&P said the state of advertising spending is hurting the media industry, while the price decline of natural gas is causing problems for the oil and gas sector. (For a larger version of the chart, click the link at right.)