Warner Bros. Discovery and the NBA, The Zaslav Doctrine

Warner Bros. Discovery is clearly still interested in the NBA, Twitter chatter notwithstanding; then, the Zaslav doctrine about content becomes clearer.

An Interview with Eugene Wei About Streaming and Social Media

An interview with Eugene Wei about streaming and social media, including Netflix, TikTok, Twitter, and why the first wave of social networks were a fundamental mismatch with human nature.

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery is a company that makes a lot of sense, both because of its content and also its strategy, which treats streaming as an additional channel, not a reason-for-being.

Distribution and Demand

Distribution on the Internet is free; what matters is controlling demand. AT&T and Verizon didn’t understand the distinction.

HBO Max Launches, Amazon and Roku, Apple in 3rd

HBO Max is confusing because of negotiations with cable carriers, which is expected, and negotiations with OTT resellers, which perhaps was not. Then, is Apple making a move?