The Impact of the ICT Revolution on the Entertainment Industry

  • Paolo Sigismondi
Part of the The Economics of Information, Communication and Entertainment book series (ECOINFORM, volume 3)


Chapter 8 analyses select challenges arising within the “new media” landscape and specifically several disruptive elements ushered in by digital entertainment. These challenges are prompting the entities operating in the landscape to adopt mixed formulas, characterizing the efforts on their part to preserve their assets from the unfolding threats and at the same time to innovate. As the communication landscape is undergoing radical changes as a result of the ICT revolution, the entertainment industry as well is affected by the digitalization of content in various ways: content, conduits, and business models.


Business Model Intellectual Property Right Joint Photographic Expert Group Revenue Stream Movie Theater 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Annenberg School for Communication & JournalismUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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