Is TV Taking over the Internet?

The internet is not going to take over TV, says Jeff  Bewkes, Time Warner CEO. “TV [is] disintermediating the internet, taking over the internet, not the other way round.” TV Everywhere, not Internet Everywhere? Bewkes makes several important points in his presentation at the FT Digital Conference in London on April 25, 2013. Bewkes claims,…

Jeff Bewkes on TV & Advertising

Television that is entirely dependent on advertising revenue may no longer be viable and, in regard to quality programming, may not be desirable, or that is what recent remarks by Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes at the Paley Center seem to imply. Bewkes notes that an advertising-only business model doesn’t work for all types of…