Film and Media Studies 239 - The Curious Case of Online Streaming: Online Streaming, Sharing, and Piracy in the Digital Age

Streaming, Sharing & Piracy

Sebnem Baran

TU TH 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM

Smith College
Hillyer Graham
By providing viewers from different parts of the world easier access, new online streaming services also familiarize global audiences with quality programming. Emerging local streaming services mimic this model and aim to produce such shows to attract viewers to their platforms by applying the same standards to their originals. A close look at these new online streaming models reveals the complicated relationship between online sharing, piracy and online streaming. While moving between theory and case studies, this class explores this complicated relationship. (E)
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