Digital platforms

UK government calls for digital platforms to ‘step up’ online rules

Digital platforms need to “step up and play their part in establishing online rules”, according to culture minister Matt Hancock. Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention yesterday, Hancock said that the when it comes to posting videos online, broadcasters are regulated by Ofcom, newspapers by IPSO, but user-generated content uploaded to major online platforms are […]

Former SBS and CBS bosses launch US$500 million Double Eagle

Entertainment industry veterans Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan are launching Double Eagle, a US$500 million business that will seek to invest in international TV, OTT content and new, disruptive digital platforms. The pair have already launched two previous investment funds in Global Eagle and Silver Eagle. The former acquired Row 44 and Advanced Inflight Alliance […]