Streamer Purges, the Eventual Disappearance of Schlock and Why It Matters

Under six feet of ground, no-one can hear your characters scream for attention. This could be a tagline for the recent purge of content announced by both Disney Plus and HBO Max, which has since renamed itself as simply Max.  

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Disney Plus and the Carnivorous Tactics of Generating Revenue Without Creating Value

Recent reports suggest that Disney is restructuring and re-engineering Disney Plus. They have announced: (1) the rollout of an ad-supported tier across Europe, (2) full consolidation of Disney Plus and Hulu, (3) a scaling down of production of content intended for consumption on the Disney Plus platform, and (4) impending removal of unspecified amounts of films and TV shows from the platform. And it’s not good news for anyone. 

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