The Rise, Fall and Rise of the Entertainment Industry
The Internet has truly changed the playing field of entertainment. With each company that shuts its doors, many more have opened to capitalize on this ever-evolving eMarketplace. The net effect has been certainly disruptive across the music, movie, broadcast, and gaming industries. Disruption can be discussed in a positive and negative context.
Some industry proponents blame copyright infringement for their revenue decline. Others thank the unabated proliferation of their content through the Internet, in reaching an untapped global audience. Is the sky falling on the entertainment industry, or is it thriving? Should we be thanking the internet, or blaming it? Is this a failure of legacy business models or is it just the evolution of technology?
This presentation explores the effect that the Internet has had on the entertainment industry, and looks towards how subscriber behavior is advancing their consumption of entertainment with guests Elena Shubik and Gabriel Dusil.