Hello Content: Retreat to Your Corners

Recently, it was reported that Comcast/NBCUniversal was interested in selling its 33% stake in Hulu, the streaming platform, to Disney, which currently...

Excitement for Soccer in America

Soccer is on the rise in the United States.  Whether measured by television viewership, new franchises, or youth interest, soccer is the sport of the...

Agents of Influence, By Contract and Contrast

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Association of Talent Agents (ATA) has been negotiating with each other for weeks, if not months now. ...

The Power We Give Technology

While recently attending a Pepperdine Graziadio Business School conference that featured Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak with Founding Executive Director of Singularity University Salim Ismail, the...

5 Ways to Stop Illegal Sports Content Streaming

Before listing the 5 ways to stop illegal sports content streaming, e.g., piracy, there needs to be a basis for understanding why...

An Apple a Day Keeps the Competitors Away

Have you ever noticed that the Apple logo looks like the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil...

The Numbers About the Future of Entertainment, Media, Sports Content Consumption

While recently watching and listening to a Joe Rogan podcast via Alphabet, Inc./Google-owned YouTube, the discussion was about the future of production...

Professional Sports Leagues Content Distribution Models: Local vs. Regional vs. National

Why does the National Football League use a national television distribution model?  Why does Major League Baseball mostly use a local and regional television...

The Internet Highway is the Future for Profits in Distribution

Previously this author wrote about Bundling to Change the Future. This article is about how distribution is still queen and wearing the pants in the...

Regulating the Dealmakers

This author has written previously on the differences between agents and attorneys.  The first article was entitled “Ethical and Practical Implications and...