Oct. 15, 2021

Media Conglomerates Are Taking Over The World

Media Conglomerates Are Taking Over The World

That's right, media conglomerates are taking over the world... or at least are trying to. This Week on Planet Internet, David Smooke, Amy Tom, and Ustav Jaiswal dive into the world of big media - think Facebook, Disney, Comcast, ATT - about the policies,...


That's right, media conglomerates are taking over the world... or at least are trying to. This Week on Planet Internet, David Smooke, Amy Tom, and Ustav Jaiswal dive into the world of big media - think Facebook, Disney, Comcast, ATT - about the policies, who owns them, and more.

🌎 THIS WEEK ON PLANET INTERNET:

  • What is a media conglomerate? (02:10)
  • What's the deal with Special Purpose Acquisition Companies? Examining the Forbes "business combination" (08:43)
  • Which are the largest media conglomerates? (16:30)
  • Who owns what in the big media world? (22:52)
  • How to explain NFTs to people who think they're just JPEGs (32:30)
  • Utsav makes a cheeky blockchain joke that needs a full explanation (40:32)

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