Global trends and growth dynamics in media industry

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The article reviews the trends in the media industry landscape formation based on content as a source of economic processes taking place in the industry. A wide range of expert opinions, reflecting the current changes was collected and analyzed. The life cycle of content is examined and the key trends in its production, packaging, distribution and consumption are highlighted. The attention is focused on the economic and technological factors that determine each of the trends, for instance, a change in the model of media consumption, the development and distribution of OTT platforms as a new way of delivering content, as well as a rapid transition to a new technological level. The latest statistical data from Russian and foreign sources support the reviewed trends. There is a separate description of the coronavirus pandemic impact consequences on the global media and the Russian industry in particular, and the key aspects of the development of the industry are identified in the current period on its basis.

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Elena S. Pinchuk

Peoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University)

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applicant for the degree of Candidate of Economic Science, Department of International Economic Relationships

6 Miklukho-Maklaya St, Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation


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