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Scott Galloway: Amazon and big tech taking over entertainment industry – Business Insider

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  • Scott Galloway, the bestselling author and well-known tech-industry pundit, is a professor of marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business
  • The following is his recent blog post, republished with permission. It originally ran on his own blog, “No Mercy / No Malice.”
  • Galloway outlines how big tech is slowly creeping into controlling the entertainment industry through the streaming wars.
  • “What happened in retail, over the last decade, is about to happen in entertainment media. This juggernaut of an industry, with hundreds of billions in value and cultural influence like no other industry in the world, is being featurized as an accessory to sell batteries and toilet paper,” he says.
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Courtesy of Scott Galloway


Jack Warner, co-founder of Warner Brothers, built an empire that birthed films including “Casablanca,” “Batman,” and “The Shining.” Warner built a 13,600-sq-ft Georgian-style mansion in the 1930s, supposedly, and unlikely, with the wood floor that Napoleon was standing on when he proposed to Josephine. It was often the site for a who’s who of the golden age of Hollywood, the archetypal studio mogul’s estate. 

David Geffen, who likely amassed a larger fortune from music than any 20th-century figure, purchased the estate in 1990. In 2009 Mr. Geffen, no joke, called me on my cell and asked if he could buy the New York Times (I was on the board). 

The most powerful men in Hollywood have occupied

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