What The Metaverse Means to The Future of Media | The Year in Media in 2021 Part 1

The Metaverse is the new digital disruptor in media and the big media companies are looking to find their way into the space. KOP explains the benefits of investing into building content and engaging into the space.

Metaverse and Media: How Tech’s Hottest Trend Will Impact the Entertainment Industry https://variety.com/vip-special-reports/metaverse-and-media-how-techs-hottest-trend-will-impact-the-entertainment-industry-1235116381/ via @variety

How NFTs Will Disrupt Gaming and Music in 2022 https://variety.com/vip/how-nfts-will-disrupt-gaming-and-music-in-2022-1235107376/ via @variety

NFTs are disrupting collector culture. But fans aren’t buying it. https://mashable.com/article/nfts-fandom-collector-culture

Edison’s “Share Of Ear” Q3 2021 Five-Year Report Card: Pandora Collapses, Spotify Stagnates, Podcasts Soar, AM/FM Radio Dominates, And AM/FM Radio Streaming Is Up 2X https://www.westwoodone.com/2021/11/29/edisons-share-of-ear-q3-2021-five-year-report-card-pandora-collapses-spotify-stagnates-podcasts-soar-am-fm-radio-dominates-and-am-fm-radio-streaming-is-up-2x/

Radio: Avoid the Abandoned Mall Feeling

That radio DJ you hear might already be a robot https://www.reuters.com/technology/that-radio-dj-you-hear-might-already-be-robot-2021-12-02/

A View Into The Future of Radio in 2030 https://radioink.com/2021/11/22/a-view-into-the-future-2030/ via @radio_ink


How Hollywood Can’t Stop Going Back To The Recycle Bin

Reboots, Remakes and re-engineering movies and TV shows is what the big corporate media giants are doing to support their streaming services and the box office. We talk about why they can’t help themselves.

Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’ is everything wrong with nostalgia reboots https://www.engadget.com/cowboy-bebop-review-netflix-191548307.html via @engadget

Why does Hollywood produce so many remakes, prequels, sequels and reboots? https://www.buzz.ie/movies/hollywood-produce-many-remakes-prequels-25386785

Hollywood will only keep up its reboot-rewind phase for as long as we buy into it https://www.highlandernews.org/83138/hollywood-will-only-keep-up-its-reboot-rewind-phase-for-as-long-as-we-buy-into-it/ via @UCRHighlander

28 TV reboots, remakes, and spin-offs that are in the works https://www.insider.com/tv-reboot-remake-spin-offs-2018-9

Why are there so many film and TV remakes right now? Is it entertainment Groundhog Day? https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/entertainment/a37787577/film-tv-reboots-why-so-many/

10 of the best TV reboots and revivals https://ew.com/tv/best-tv-reboots-and-revivals

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Travis Scott Astroworld Trial Trouble Nearing Three Billion and YouTube Yanks Dislikes?!

Two major lawsuits have been filed Against Travis Scott, Drake, and Astroworld Fest Organizers over the recent festival where now 10 dead victims have now been identified. Plus, YouTube decides to drop the dislike button.

$2 Billion Lawsuit Filed Against Travis Scott, Drake, and Astroworld Fest Organizers Following Tragedy https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/travis-scott-drake-apple-live-192020828.html

Travis Scott is being sued for $750 million over the Astroworld tragedy while W Magazine has decided against digitally promoting a new cover featuring him and Kylie Jenner in the wake of the backlash https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ellendurney/travis-scott-sued-for-750-million-by-astroworld-victims

400-Plus Astroworld Victims Now Suing Travis Scott, Live Nation and Others https://www.billboard.com/business/legal/astroworld-lawsuits-victims-1234998563/ via @billboard

YouTube gives dislikes the thumbs-down, hides public counts https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/10/22773299/youtube-dislike-button-hide-public-count-numbers-small-creator-protection

YouTube co-founder predicts ‘decline’ of the platform following removal of dislikes https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/17/22787080/youtube-dislikes-criticism-cofounder-jawed-karim-first-video-description-zoo

IATSE Members Ratify New Film & TV Contracts; Rebuke To Union Leaders As L.A. Deal Loses Popular Vote https://deadline.com/2021/11/iatse-film-tv-contracts-ratified-1234873770/ via @Deadline

IATSE Members Vote to Ratify Contract, Ending Strike Threat https://variety.com/2021/film/news/iatse-members-ratify-contract-1235112300/ via @variety

Next Big Thing: TikTok Star Josh Richards on His First Movie Role and What Gen Z Brings to Hollywood https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/digital/tiktok-josh-richards-movie-role-gen-z-1235048830/ via @thr

Former New York Times CEO Mark Thompson: “US TV News Is In Dead Trouble” https://deadline.com/2021/11/former-new-york-times-ceo-mark-thompson-us-tv-news-is-in-dead-trouble-1234875928/ via @Deadline

The end of “click to subscribe, call to cancel”? One of the news industry’s favorite retention tactics is illegal, FTC says https://nie.mn/3HrXFYs via @NiemanLab

MoviePass Co-Founder Stacy Spikes Details Relaunch Plans: For Starters, ‘It’s Not Going to Be $10’ Per Month https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/moviepass-co-founder-stacy-spikes-140000137.html

Music’s Listening Share Has Declined 8% Since 2014, Thanks to Podcasts and Other Spoken-Word Audio

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