Media & Marketing

Jul18, 2018

Netflix stock drops after not meeting expectations

Netflix’s victories still fall short with investors Netflix gained over five million subscribers last quarter, but that was still not enough to appease investors, who estimated they would gain closer to six million. Even though Netflix continues to dominate the…
Jul12, 2018

Disney invests in eSports

Are eSports real sports? ESPN signed a deal this week with video-game company Activision Blizzard. The deal gives ESPN the TV rights to popular action game Overwatch. The deal will put Overwatch on many channels, including ABC, ESPN, and ESPN…
Jul11, 2018

Fox raises bid for Sky

Sky’s the limit for Fox 21st Century Fox announced on Wednesday that it has upped its bid for UK broadcaster Sky to $32.5 billion (£24.5 billion). Fox has been deadlocked in a bidding war with Comcast over Sky since April, and…
Jul11, 2018

YouTube attempting to curb false information

YouTube attempts to stop misinformation “Fake news” seems to be a popular discussion in today’s media, and it seems to be very apparent on YouTube, where content creators can use misinformation in their videos to gain more views. YouTube chief…
Jul11, 2018

Marvel continues rolling with Ant-Man and the Wasp debut

Marvel impresses once again (for the 20th straight time) Ant-Man and the Wasp, the sequel to Marvel’s Ant-Man, starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly raked in just $76 million in its North America box office debut. The movie features two ordinary…
Jul10, 2018

Martin Sorrell attempting to start new ad firm

Sorrell seeks new beginning in S4 Capital Martin Sorrell, the founder of advertising giant WPP plc, asked his shareholders this week for permission in raising £1 ($1.3 billion) for his new ad venture. His new company, S4 Capital, will have…
Jul05, 2018

Netflix is officially the most popular video platform

Netflix cements itself as king of media Financial service company Cowen Group asked roughly 2,500 adults, “Which platforms do you use most often to view video content on TV?” 27% of the population said Netflix, giving it a whopping 7%…
Jul03, 2018

Best Buy will no longer sell CDs

Best Buy pushes pause on CDs Best Buy announced over the weekend that it will no longer sell music Compact Disks (commonly referred to as CDs) in its stores starting July 1. US CD sales dropped 18.5% in 2017, and…
Jun27, 2018

Fox doesn’t want to sell to Comcast

Disney gains an edge over Comcast The bidding war for 21st Century Fox has ramped up between Disney and Comcast, with Disney holding the highest bid currently, but Fox has recently reported that it favors Disney far over Comcast. Comcast has…
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