Tag Archives: digital media

Future of Television Part 4: Hulu

It was the best of times, it was the weirdest of times. It was Hulu in 2011.

Founded in 2007, Hulu has done a superior job, creating a great user experience for online TV. Unlike most big media-funded video sites, … Read the rest

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Blu Ray vs. HD DVD

One of the realities of conducting diligence in digital media is that you shovel and enormous amount of information into your head for a job, and, for a period, become an expert in that particular patch of land. One of … Read the rest

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ATAS/NATAS agree to arbitration provided result involves hanging

The two TV Academies have yet to resolve their differences over the Emmys and digital media.

The Hollywood Reporter covers it reasonably well here, but here’s the short version:
There used to be one TV Academy. It was based … Read the rest

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Ringtone Flea Market

Posted by Seth Shapiro

Speaking of which, analysts have speculated for some time on why profitable ringtones are more profitable than full songs. This weekend we took a stroll through the highest Google-ranked free ringtone sites. Guess what? It was … Read the rest

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Music & Mobile: Don't look to the stars…

Posted by Seth Shapiro

… look to the numbers. Re reviving the music business via digital, a recent metric speaks volumes: the year’s mobile revs are approximately $600B. The year’s music revenues are $30B. That’s a 20x differential. And how … Read the rest

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