Long before Apple released the ‘For All Mankind’ companion podcast, show-runner Ron Moore started podcasting around ‘Battlestar Galactica’.
Spotify’s latest moves will keep podcast listeners away from the wider online community that has embraces podcast’s open nature.
Recommendation engines aren’t about finding something you want to watch, it’s about keeping you watching.
Why did countless Americans tune in to The Tonight Show? Because no matter the guests, there was one single constant the viewer could rely on.
The BBC and ITV have announced BritBox, yet another streaming service trying to sign up as many people as possible for a monthly fee, is going to be coming to the UK. Which sounds lovely, but what will it mean to the licence fee and public service broadcasting a few years down the line?
The rise of Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and the online streaming services looks to be driving a growth in BitTorrent usage and media piracy. When consumers are given easy and almost friction free access to the media (even if it’s a £10/month fee) they’re going to stay there, rather than explore the darker corners of the internet. While there are still questions over revenue distribution (especially with streaming music services) this is still a better option for creators than having everyone pirate the latest album or TV series. The problem is that the myriad of services, all with their own monthly