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How the "vertical integration" of streaming studios today evokes old Hollywood's power

Aug 13, 2021
Abraham Ravid, finance professor at Yeshiva University, thinks more contract disputes like the one between Scarlett Johannsen and Disney will pop up as streaming overtakes the movie theater experience.
Attendees visit the Disney+ streaming service booth at the D23 Expo, billed as the "largest Disney fan event in the world," Aug. 23, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
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Why Amazon may eventually touch everything we do online

Apr 5, 2017
The company's market cap is nearly twice that of Wal-Mart, and it keeps growing.
Amazon has won the rights to stream "Thursday Night Football" for the upcoming NFL season. Above, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.
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Maybe we should call it 'Binge Friday'

Nov 23, 2016
Streaming services are looking to capitalize on Black Friday's captive audience.
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