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Author Arditi, David, 1982- author.

Title Streaming culture : subscription platforms and the unending consumption of culture / by David Arditi
Edition First edition
Published Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (ix, 174 pages)
Series SocietyNow
Contents Introduction: Caught in the stream -- Digital retail : disruption, distribution, and disintermediation -- Streaming music : unending consumption begins -- Streaming film : simultaneous release, circumventing censorship, and indies -- Streaming TV : the golden age of TV and flow interrupted -- Streaming video games : never own a game again -- New cultural forms : dominant, residual, and emergent -- Conclusion
Summary Encouraging us to look beyond the seemingly limitless supply of multimedia content, David Arditi calls attention to the underlying dynamics of instant viewing - in which our access to our favourite binge-worthy show, blockbuster movie or hot new album release depends on any given service's willingness, and ability, to license it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 28, 2021)
Subject Streaming video -- Social aspects
Acoustic streaming -- Social aspects
Multimedia communications -- Social aspects
Digital media -- Social aspects
Media studies.
Social Science, Technology Studies.
Digital media -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781839827723