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Steve Dempsey: Online upstarts like Vice are trying their hand at TV-style programming, with mixed results so far

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings recently announced that internet TV would probably replace broadcast TV by 2030. Hastings likened broadcast TV to the horse – a pretty good mode of transport until cars arrived. Of course he would say that, but h

1st March, 2015

According to the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board, the amount of time that children in Britain spend watching TV has fallen by 22 per cent since 2010. And it’s not just younger audiences that are changing their ways. Live television viewing has fallen by 11 per cent among adults aged 35 to 54 since 2010.

Much of this shift in behaviour has been put down to the rise of mobile devices and new ways of consuming TV, like Netflix...

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