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Anthony Palomba

Streaming Video Series: Originality, Personality and Loyalty

Darden Professor Anthony Palomba discusses how consumers perceive streaming services based on the companies’ original series, and how those series inform customer loyalty and the value viewers place on a brand associated with shows they find appealing.

Good Disruption: AI + Entertainment

The proliferation of AI has given rise to fear of job replacement across many industries, including entertainment. The WGA and SAG-AFTRA went on strike, including in their demands protection from the use of AI by studios. Is this a real or perceived threat, and what is the potential impact on the consumer experience?

Media and the Public’s Limited Advertising Attention Span

Advertisements used to be an inevitable companion to entertainment. The industry thrives; the average American consumes about six hours of media a day. But as methods of media consumption change, the audience is not necessarily captive. So how do advertisers find creative ways to get their messages across and people still willing to receive them?

The Personality Traits of Streaming Services: What Roles Do Original Series Play?

In the streaming service entertainment wars, how does competition for original content affect a brand? As they reconsider revenue sources, how can industry leaders and advertisers reckon with instability and build the right niche?

Netflix and Potential Game-Changers

The streaming industry is changing. Netflix is adding ads … in ways you might not expect. Amazon Prime knows what TV shows you watch on Amazon Prime. They also know the brand of your toilet paper. Advertising + Consumers = Changing.

Ad-Free or Ad-Full? Streaming and the Media Diet Dilemma

Media streaming services have irrevocably changed advertising, and ad-free and streaming services are forcing advertisers to throw old models out the window. What comes next?

The Netflix Effect: The Movie Industry and New Data

Consumers’ growing appetite for streaming content is changing the way studios produce and market feature films. But could they better reach audiences through analysis of tastes, personalities and lifestyles? Professor Anthony Palomba finds there’s more data out there for studios to capture and better understand movie platform or genre consumption

Streaming Video and Gaming Grow as Theaters Hit Pause: 5 Questions on Media Amid the Pandemic

Darden Professor Anthony Palomba is an expert in media management, an interdisciplinary academic discipline that examines how audiences consume media and entertainment products and services, as well as how entertainment companies compete amid shifting consumer preferences. He recently answered five questions on the rapidly shifting media landscape.