Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

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Document And Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Oct. 31, 2022
Document Information [Line Items]
Document Type 10-Q
Document Quarterly Report true
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2022
Document Transition Report false
Entity File Number 001-35707
Entity Registrant Name LIBERTY MEDIA CORPORATION
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity Tax Identification Number 37-1699499
Entity Address, Address Line One 12300 Liberty Boulevard
Entity Address, City or Town Englewood
Entity Address, State or Province CO
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 80112
City Area Code 720
Local Phone Number 875-5400
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Entity Small Business false
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Shell Company false
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3
Entity Central Index Key 0001560385
Amendment Flag false
Liberty Sirius XM Group Common Class A
Document Information [Line Items]
Title of 12(b) Security Series A Liberty SiriusXM Common Stock
Trading Symbol LSXMA
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 98,094,012
Liberty Sirius XM Group Common Class B
Document Information [Line Items]
Title of 12(b) Security Series B Liberty SiriusXM Common Stock
Trading Symbol LSXMB
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 9,802,232
Liberty Sirius Xm Group Common Class C
Document Information [Line Items]
Title of 12(b) Security Series C Liberty SiriusXM Common Stock
Trading Symbol LSXMK
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 218,565,844
Liberty Braves Group Common Class A
Document Information [Line Items]
Title of 12(b) Security Series A Liberty Braves Common Stock
Trading Symbol BATRA
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 10,313,935
Liberty Braves Group Common Class B
Document Information [Line Items]
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 981,262
Liberty Braves Group Common Class C
Document Information [Line Items]
Title of 12(b) Security Series C Liberty Braves Common Stock
Trading Symbol BATRK
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 41,573,282
Liberty Formula One Group Common Class A
Document Information [Line Items]
Title of 12(b) Security Series A Liberty Formula One Common Stock
Trading Symbol FWONA
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 23,974,078
Liberty Formula One Group Common Class B
Document Information [Line Items]
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 2,445,666
Liberty Formula One Group Common Class C
Document Information [Line Items]
Title of 12(b) Security Series C Liberty Formula One Common Stock
Trading Symbol FWONK
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 207,402,332