Taylor Swift and the Sacrifice of Creativity for Public Political Scrutiny as after years of political silence, the singer went public with a big statement.
We look back and compare this moment to the eventual demise of the Dixie Chicks and how public speaking out on politics, in general, can seriously shadow a content creator’s creativity for the length of their career.
Who is Listening to Radio and Can Radio Play Nice with Podcasting? KOP runs down the facts and lays out the obstacles that radio fails to understand.
Plus, Night School Schools the Box Office, the impact of Pay TV, Spotify does some good for the world of music and what young rappers need to know before coming into the business from one of the top rap stars.
Network TV is nearing its Near End with Reboots & Remakes, while Basic Cable & Streaming are in Complete Control.
A Decider article says it best when “Predictable plots. Clumsy dialogue. Stiff and guessable procedural mysteries. Big sitcom jokes that fall flat despite the guffawing laugh track. Premises that feel uninspired and derivative. It feels like the networks just went through the motions, picking shows that wouldn’t rock any boats or piss off any potential viewers.”
Plus, SiriusXM Acquires Pandora, plus digital and on-demand streaming continues to be more for the younger consumers of music and TV while the older consumers are continuing to make the switch.