All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Writers Strike’
Had the movie "Pocahontas" never been released, my life would be pretty much unchanged, and that’s the case for a lot of Disney stuff. But by delaying the debut of an online production unit called Stage 9, the company appears to have held up some very interesting shows.
Whether it’s true or not, we’ve heard it again and again: online advertising will do all right in a recession. Now there’s more evidence to support the statement, and also a sign that a new-ish factor – the writers’ strike – is helping online ads.
It’s kind of fun to watch hardworking, deserving people stick it to The Man. The most recent sticking comes from a group of WGA writers who are forming their own company to produce TV, film, and web content.
As primetime continues its downward spiral, leaving us with the same old recycled (non)reality content and Stephen Colbert is reduced to lip-synching Prince songs for half his show, disgruntled writers are taking matters into their own hands.
There’s just something not quite right about the suggestion that online video watching is growing rapidly because of the US writers’ strike.
The BBC has data from Nielsen Online and Pew Internet Project which points to an unusual jump in online video viewing in the past two months.