March 2014

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  • Borat and Business Affairs

    Media Law Module: Business Affairs @ Derry Law School

    Despite the cold and the rain (and snow??) the welcome in Derry this weekend was decidedly warm and sunny – as I attended as a Visiting Professor for the International Media and Entertainment law course at the Law School of the University of Ulster. The visit started well – with an evening screening of Borat […]

  • Risky Business of Apps

    Conan Doyle would have been in the App business. He published the wildly popular Sherlock Holmes stories, not as novels but as serials in The Strand magazine, it’s one of the reasons why Sherlock works so well on TV, it was written in episodes, with cliff hangers, series arcs and carriage chases built in. But Doyle […]

  • Independent TV Financing in the Digital Age: Who’s In?

    In recent years there has been a proliferation of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube/Google, Amazon and other digital distribution platforms. Netflix alone has over 36 million streaming members worldwide, and internet goliaths like Amazon, Hulu and YouTube/Google are ramping up their own subscription streaming services. Each subscriber pays a yearly or monthly subscription fee to stream content, […]