from Breakingviews:

Netflix stock horror follows familiar script

October 16, 2014

By Jeffrey Goldfarb

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Anarchical Vice Media makes orthodoxy a virtue

September 5, 2014

By Jeffrey Goldfarb

The author is a Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

Vice Media likes to seem anarchic, but it is making a virtue of some industry orthodoxies. The Brooklyn-based bad boy of news and entertainment is now valued at $2.5 billion. The sources of Vice’s money and the way it was raised, though, suggest old-school traits alongside the iconoclasm.

from Breakingviews:

TV broadcasters missing big picture in Aereo fight

August 29, 2014

By Reynolds Holding

The author is a Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Television broadcasters are missing the big picture in their courtroom spat with Aereo. CBS, Disney-owned ABC and others don’t want the streaming startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller reborn as a cable company. But conceding now could put online services and the likes of Time Warner Cable on equal legal footing, creating more competition – and higher fees – for content.

from Breakingviews:

Comcast deal machine spits out a value destroyer

February 13, 2014

By Rob Cox and Jeffrey Goldfarb
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Comcast gives deal junkies lots to watch on cable

February 13, 2014

By Jeffrey Golfarb
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Time Warner Cable’s deal control looks more remote

February 10, 2014

By Jeffrey Goldfarb
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

HBO gives Netflix investors a grim sneak preview

February 5, 2014

By Jeffrey Goldfarb
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

TV industry technophobia is a bad 1980s rerun

November 20, 2013

By Jeffrey Goldfarb
The author is a Reteurs Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from India Insight:

Star gets fast and furious with U.S. shows on Indian TV

September 28, 2013

Star India wants to attract English-speaking audiences with a television channel that syndicates the latest seasons of American TV shows such as the counterterrorism thriller Homeland and the comedy Modern Family.

from India Insight:

India’s TV import duty taxes travellers… and grey markets

August 21, 2013

India on Monday imposed a 36 percent duty on flat-screen televisions that travellers bring back from other countries, seen as another step to support a falling rupee. The move, however, will do little to help the economy but will cheer television manufacturers in India and hit grey markets, experts said.