The MIDiA Blog: The Definitive Take On Digital Content

BBC Kids to LADbible: Video Providers Expand Their Reach

Posted on 18th October, 2019 by Amanda Stears in 2btube, Alibaba, Avod, BBC, Brut, CBeebies, Ciaopeople, Copa90, Facebook, Facebook Watch, Iqiyi, LADbible, Netflix, Peppa Pig, Short Form Video, South China Morning Post, Svod, Tastemade, Tencent, Tubi, Tubi UK, Video and Youku

In the streaming era, having international reach is just as important as being an established local brand. This week (October 14) sees TV players Tubi, Facebook Watch and Youku each…

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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) October 14th 2019

Posted on 14th October, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Apple, Baseball, CDBaby, Fortnite, Fortnite Blackhole, Independent Artists, Little Big League, Mediaset, Minnesota Twins, Music Listening, Netflix, Netflix Film Deal, Netflix Italy, Older Music Consumers, Regulation, Sports Analytics, Spotify, Spotify Apple Complaint, Tech Major Regulation and Tech Majors

Fortnite black hole: In what may be the most audacious global games marketing stunt ever, Epic Games killed off Fortnite in Sunday’s end-of-season event, which one million people viewed live on Twitch.…

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How Music Publishers Are Driving a Full Stack Revolution

Posted on 14th October, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Anthem, Avl, AWAL, BMG, Bmg Music Rights, CDBaby, Create Music Group, Downtown, Full Stack Music, Kobalt, Music Publishers, Music Publishing, Music Publishing M+A, Music Publishing Transactions, Ole, Primary Wave and Round Hill

Music publishing catalogues are gaining momentum fast as an asset class for institutional investments, with transactions ranging from large catalogue mergers and acquisitions (M&A) through to investment vehicles for songwriters’…

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