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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 39 points (0.2%) at 17,686 as of Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,967 issues advancing vs. 1,008 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Media industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include Discovery Communications ( DISCA), up 2.6%, and Grupo Televisa SAB ( TV), up 1.0%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Discovery Communications ( DISCK) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry higher today. As of noon trading, Discovery Communications is up $0.93 (3.0%) to $32.40 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Discovery Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.48-$32.50 after having opened the day at $31.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.47.

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Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Networks, International Networks, and Education. Discovery Communications has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 24.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Discovery Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Discovery Communications as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Discovery Communications Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Interpublic Group of Companies ( IPG) is up $0.22 (1.1%) to $19.80 on light volume. Thus far, 815,012 shares of Interpublic Group of Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.61-$19.86 after having opened the day at $19.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.59.

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The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides advertising and marketing services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Integrated Agency Networks and Constituency Management Group. Interpublic Group of Companies has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 10.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Interpublic Group of Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Interpublic Group of Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Interpublic Group of Companies Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, DISH Network ( DISH) is up $0.50 (0.8%) to $65.78 on light volume. Thus far, 440,479 shares of DISH Network exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $65.05-$66.11 after having opened the day at $65.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.28.

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DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-television services in the United States. The company operates through DISH and Wireless segments. DISH Network has a market cap of $14.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 12.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate DISH Network a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates DISH Network as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full DISH Network Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the media industry could consider PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS) while those bearish on the media industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Services ( SCC).

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