July 20th, 2020
Visual Capitalist: Online Gaming: The Rise of a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry
Axios: Media Trends
The New York Times doubles down on TV and film ambitions; Competitors ready to pounce on TikTok bans; A new era for sports rights; Watermarking the news; Live video duopoly challenged by upstarts; High-def streaming causes massive at-home data spikes.
Vogue Business: Why Instagram Influencers Are Unionising
Two unions in the UK and the US have formed to protect the rights of Instagram influencers — particularly people of colour — as brands increasingly rely on them for content.
Fast Company: Why Watch UFC When You Can Pay-Per-View the Met Opera?
Insiders at Burning Man, Broadway, Meow Wolf, and more describe how the live events industry, hit hard by the pandemic, will emerge onto a new stage.