On The Media: Who’s gonna pay for this stuff

On The Media on media business models in the _digital age_1.

This week, a special hour on the incredible volume of media available to consumers, and the incredible difficulty of making money for creators.

We are living in the entertainment golden age for consumers.

While they cover things like Spotify and Netflix, what was new to me is how many people latch onto things like Ad Blockers. I don’t use them. I think having an ad in a sidebar is a small price to pay for free content. But some of the ad-block defenders sound like jerks.

Then again, I don’t usually go to sites that deluge their readers with advertisements.

  1. Yeah, I know. I shouldn’t use that term.