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To Patch or Not to Patch

It has been an interesting week in entertainment, media, and sports.  On the one hand, we saw Disney secure significant box office records, Netflix break...
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5 Takeaways from The Fair Pay to Play Act

If passed by the California Legislature, the Fair Pay to Play Act will allow student-athletes to hire an agent or attorney for their business...
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5 Solutions to the Esports Industry Regulation Dilemma

Turner “Tfue” Tenney is a popular esports gamer who was represented by Faze Clan, an esports representation organization.  Until Tenney filed suit...

The Last Frontier: Entertainment & Data

The battle between data analytics and decision-making has always boiled down to an ethical one.  More precisely, data, information, and good analysis...

Content Streaming Competition by the Numbers

With more competition arriving, Netflix subscriptions will undoubtably fall (by 49%) with the entrants of Disney+, which now owns the FOX entertainment...

What happens when the Chinese Film Market Overtakes the United States?

The population in China is 1.4 billion people.  The population in India is 1.4 billion people.  The population in the United States...
The Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles play in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Baltimore. It's been 25 years since the Baltimore Orioles began playing in Camden Yards, the start of a nationwide trend of major league teams moving into new ballparks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Diamonds and Walls: Building the Perfect Ballpark

Influenced by visiting twenty-two of the current thirty Major League Baseball (MLB) ballparks, including some no longer in existence (old Yankee Stadium,...
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Economies of Scope in Entertainment, Media, and Sports

First, a quick economics lesson.  Economies of scope refers to when businesses implement a strategy of diversification of services, assets, or products offered through entry...

The Social Media Paradigm & Difficulty

“When an irresistible force such as youMeets an old immovable object like meYou can bet just as sure as you liveSomething's gotta...

Three Things About the Disney/FOX sale of RSN’s to Sinclair

Disney was forced to sell its 21st Century FOX-acquired Midwest-based regional sports networks (RSN) to a third party.  The third party winner...