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Streaming Is Stalling: Can Music Keep Up in the Attention Economy?

Billboard reports: "Music streaming services have continued to add U.S. subscribers this year, according to MIDiA Research, growing by 11 million paying users from...

Warner Bros. Under Siege: “No One Is Angry at the Streamers...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "In the aftermath of WarnerMedia’s decision to put its entire 2021 slate of films on its HBO Max streaming service...

Cloud-gaming platforms were 2020’s most overhyped trend

TechCrunch reports: "It was an unprecedented year for , and while plenty of tech verticals saw shifts that warped business models and shifted user...

10 Predictions for Media & Entertainment in 2021

Variety reports: "COVID-19 forever changed many aspects of our lives this past year, and our collective media and entertainment choices certainly were no exception." Read...

Media and Telecom Deal Activity Stable Despite Pandemic: Study

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Deal activity in the media and telecommunications industries for the past 12 months through mid-November was roughly on par with...

‘Gain a connection of higher value’: Why average revenue per user...

Digiday reports: "When it comes to direct-to-consumer moves from media owners you’ll often be blown away by the growth numbers. But it pays to...

‘The audience is the commissioner’: Decoding the Fortnite effect for marketers

Digiday reports: "A narrative has been allowed to swirl in media circles that Fortnite, Roblox et al., are the social networks of the future." Read...

Spotify Built A Plagiarism Detector That Could Alter Songwriting Forever

Hypebot reports: "No one wants their music stolen without credit, but the limitations of the western ear are making the creation of wholly original...

Why an All-Streaming Movie World Won’t Look Like You Think It...

Variety reports: "When you talk to people who‘ve crossed over into favoring the home-viewing experience — I mean really favoring it, as in their...

One Year After Merger, ViacomCBS Has Wall Street More Optimistic

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "While presiding over $371 million in restructuring charges, management has touted progress on the carriage deals front and placed a...