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The ongoing shift from Analog to Digital

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 12, 2005 @ 5:59 pm In Books,Earnings,Film,Media,Music,Television,Web/Tech | Comments Disabled

Chris Anderson’s Long Tail [1] discusses the Mainstream Media’s meltdown [2].

Readers of the Big Picture have seen this argument phrased slightly differently:  Its the shift from analog old media to digital new media. 

But Chris gets it right, noting the following are "Flat to Way Down:"

What’s up?  Digital:

Of all these industries which have seen their business models dmaaged by newer media, why are only one or two suing their clients?


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URLs in this post:

[1] Long Tail: http://longtail.typepad.com/the_long_tail/

[2] Mainstream Media’s meltdown: http://longtail.typepad.com/the_long_tail/2005/04/media_meltdown.html

[3] theaters: http://valuation.cushwake.com/Documents/20493.pdf

[4] DVDs: http://www.cdr-zone.com/news/us_consumers_spent_a_record_21.2_billion_us_dollars_renting_and_buying_dvds_in_2004.html

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