Convergence Gone Stupid: BusinessWeek’s take

Convergence Gone Stupid: BusinessWeek’s take on how big media players like Vivendi and AOL Time Warner went wrong on the much-vaunted convergence strategy.

“One lesson from the boom-and-bust is that media companies may not have to own Net outlets to make the most of their opportunities on the digital frontier. Instead, owners of content can bargain with independent distributors to carry their music, movies, and other media.”

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