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Post-TV Piracy, Cord-Cutting, and the Future of Television

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ISBN-10: 1442614528

ISBN-13: 9781442614529

Edition: 2014

Authors: Michael Strangelove

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In the late 2000s, television no longer referred to an object to be watched; it had transformed into content to be streamed, downloaded, and shared. Tens of millions of viewers have "cut the cord," abandoned cable television, tuned into online services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube, and also watch pirated movies and programmes at an unprecedented rate. The idea that the Internet will devastate the television and film industry in the same way that it gutted the music industry no longer seems farfetched. The television industry, however, remains driven by outmoded market-based business models that ignore audience behaviour and preferences.In Post-TV, Michael Strangelove explores the viewing…    
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 3/24/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.86" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Michael Strangelove is a lecturer in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa.