Archive for December 2nd, 2010
Here’s The Truth About The Future Of The Media Industry http://tinyurl.com/2627upb
The presentation takes a very liberal view of media – essentially anything that is presented with ads beside it to support it (and I’d disagree with that definition but whatever) – but makes the point that “new media” companies are as large and important as “old media” companies.
Slide 8 of the deck shows the relative sizes (market cap) of new and old media and the companies that are included.
Slide 12 introduces the question of “the next battleground: Video” and shows that the trend to IP-delivered video entertainment is “real”.
Good stuff – hard to copy and past images of graphs but clicking through is worth the effort.
Hey Hollywood: Netflix Isn’t the Enemy, Old Thinking Is http://tinyurl.com/3xasbo7 Netflix wants to pay “Hollywood” good money but no….
The studios and networks helped create this monster by selling Netflix streaming rights to their content, and now they’re finding that they can’t control it. The feeling from content owners — that Netflix is going to eat their lunch if they aren’t careful — has got many rethinking their dealings with the company, and how they distribute digital content in general. But instead of blaming Netflix, movie moguls need to figure out how to make money as their industry moves online, just as moguls in the music and media industry are trying to do today with varying levels of success.