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18th March 2022
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18th March 2022
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The appetite for deep dives into the world of sport has seen a major spike in recent years and doesn’t show any sign of slowing down. Amazon Prime Video has securely positioned itself as a leader in this space with titles such as Rooney, which profiles the global icon, and the All or Nothing series…

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11th March 2022
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11th March 2022
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It was hard to miss the media news last week that ITV announced a new service coming to our screens later this year: ITVX.    In today’s mailer, we wanted to set out what we know so far about this significant development to the UK VOD market – and some potential implications.  Happy reading!  So what…

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25th February 2022
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25th February 2022
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For this week’s mailer, MTM’s team of cultural insights experts take a look at five gaming trends that we predict will shape the industry in 2022. The blossoming of gaming-first transmedia Fresh off the success of Riot Games’ critically acclaimed animated TV series, Arcane, which we thought was visually stunning, brilliantly voiced with an awesome…

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17th February 2022
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17th February 2022
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Here’s MTM Sport’s rundown of a few of the things you may have missed, and what to expect from the future of the NFL Summary of the results  The 2022 Super Bowl was another down-to-the-wire game in a playoff season filled with tense and thrilling encounters. It was a game of high stakes for the…

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11th February 2022
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11th February 2022
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What happened?  In January, Microsoft announced it would be acquiring Activision Blizzard, one of the biggest gaming companies in the world, for $68.7 billion. This beats the record for the largest gaming acquisition ever, achieved only the previous week by Take-Two Interactive’s $12.7 billion deal of Zynga (Farmville, Words with Friends). This follows a trend…

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28th January 2022
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28th January 2022
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BBC Three will be returning to linear television on Tuesday 1st February, after a 6-year digital–only stint on iPlayer. The broadcasting giant hopes the relaunch will attract more younger viewers, as it did when it last aired on television; planning to appeal to 16- to 34-year-olds, with content across an array of genres airing from…

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7th January 2022
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7th January 2022
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The meteoric rise of NFTs NFT was Collins Dictionary’s word of 2021. Unsure about what an NFT is? Hopefully this helps! NFT (non-fungible token) means that it’s unique and can’t be replaced with something else. The buzz around NFTs gathered pace throughout the year and, by the end, you would have thought that everyone had…

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22nd November 2021
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22nd November 2021
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The recent COP26 discussions signal a renewed push towards more sustainable business practices as global leaders and campaigners fight to keep the planet habitable. In light of this event, here are some sustainability initiatives that the largest tech & media companies have been adopting to help the collective effort. 1). Google Google banned all ads…

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15th November 2021
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15th November 2021
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The audiobook and podcasting markets are growing far faster than the overall media and entertainment market, with the US predicted to grow at a 20-25% rate for the next few years. At the forefront of this rise in popularity has been Audible, the leading provider of audio storytelling. Their latest developments see the platform diversifying…

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13th October 2021
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13th October 2021
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With Black History Month well under way, many broadcasters and streaming giants have been dedicating more space to showcase black talent and culture. We decided to take a closer look and thought we’d showcase some of our favourite content that celebrates black voices and figures. Happy watching! FILMS The Harder They Fall Available in limited…

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Digital Culture Report 2017