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fee: How the Centralized Media Lost Its Power over the People.

Whatever one thinks the future might or should be like, hierarchical media structures no longer provide social coherence. Knowledge and information no longer travel in bidirectional flows up and down chains of authority and expertise. The media have been lateralized.

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May 24, 2020

Amazon Video Direct Dramatically Changes How It Will Compensate Indie Creators

IndieWire--The U.S. streaming royalty rate drops, international goes up, in a move that could help bigger films, but will likely pinch the profits of many U.S. indies.
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May 21, 2020

10 Predictions for Media & Entertainment Post-Pandemic.

Linkedin--Our world will be forever changed as a result of our collective COVID-19 lockdown, and the media and entertainment industry is no exception. Here are ten ways it will change in a post-pandemic world.
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May 21, 2020

Demystifying OTT: The Essential OTT Glossary.

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May 11, 2020

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Media Consumption, by Generation

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April 27, 2020

Quibi sent a cease-and-desist to one of the few podcasts on its side

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April 24, 2020

What Quibi memes say about the new Netflix competitor.

apple--Mobile streaming platform Quibi launched on April 6. The lack of Quibi memes broadly signifies that the app has failed to become a part of the zeitgeist.
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April 16, 2020

Google Does the Bare Minimum to Keep Industry It Destroyed on Life Support

Gizmodo--Google is giving $1 million collectively to the International Center for Journalists and Columbia Journalism School’s Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.
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April 11, 2020

Quibi App Downloads on Launch Day Were 7.5% of Disney Plus' Booming Debut

Variety--Quibi’s first-day app downloads hit around 300,000, coming after months of steady hype surrounding Jeffrey Katzenberg’s ambitious mobile-only streaming service. That’s according t…
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April 02, 2020

Streaming Gets Big Bump During Coronavirus Quarantines, Nielsen Says

The Hollywood Reporter--SVOD platforms outpaced the overall gains in TV usage during the first few weeks of March.
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March 31, 2020

Video Streaming to TVs Soared 85% in U.S. in First Three Weeks of March, Nielsen Says

Variety--During the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are staying home — and, as you would expect, they’re streaming more than ever. U.S. consumers’ viewing of streaming has continued to inc…
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March 31, 2020

Publishing & The Pandemic

Beyond the Book--We are recognizing, in new ways, how much of daily life that authors and publishers make possible and how much they make life under lockdown bearable.
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January 12, 2020

CBS All Access Chiefs Give Update On Subscriber Figures.

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Disney+ Subscribers Say They're Watching More Classic Films Than 'Star Wars'

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January 10, 2019

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January 09, 2019

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January 01, 2019

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