Quibi will go quiet as the mobile streaming startup led by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, just six months after launching, and so goes nearly $2 billion in investment dollars.
Quibi Sets Shutdown Date https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/quibi-sets-shutdown-date
Inside Quibi’s Abrupt Shutdown: “This Is Not How They Wanted It to Go” https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/inside-quibis-abrupt-shutdown-this-is-not-how-they-wanted-it-to-go
Assessing Quibi Debacle: Financiers Second Guess While A Film Crew Struggles To Finish A Production In Ukraine After Being Told To Shut Down https://deadline.com/2020/10/quibi-downfall-what-happened-investors-business-model-hollywood-analysis-1234602285/
iHeartMedia acquires podcast technology company Voxnest – Music Business Worldwide https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/iheartmedia-acquires-podcast-technology-company-voxnest/
The FCC is now ready to fight Section 230 https://www.axios.com/the-fcc-is-now-ready-to-fight-section-230-6dec58b7-e940-4214-97e9-56afa469c694.html
Is Disney Playing For Keeps With ESPN? https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/is-disney-playing-for-keeps-with-espn
Plus, Courtesy of the Miami Book Fair, KOP speaks with Grace Elizabeth Hale, Commonwealth Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Virginia, and Author of Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture. Cool Town chronicles Athens, Georgia, the city known as one of the American birthplaces for both modern alternative rock and new wave music by the likes of R.E.M, the B-52s and Widespread Panic.
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