• The Disney-Fox Merger: A key summary

    At 2 minutes after midnight EST, March 20th, the $71bn acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney finally began after over 18 months of legal ratification. The deal is unprecedented in Hollywood and is causing a predicted 4,000 layoffs to both avoid duplication with Disney’s copious existing assets, and...
  • “I’ve Made A Huge Mistake” – Netflix, Binge-Watching And Its Consequences

    Yesterday, with almost breathless anticipation, I started to watch the final episode of Orange is the New Black. Around this time last week, I’d started watching the first. “Binge-watching” is the official term for it, one which is reminiscent of cowering in front of the fridge at 4am, hoping...