Thursday, August 16, 2018

Why books are the only form of physical media whose sales are growing

"The media and entertainment industry has a long history of embracing disruptive innovations, from the printing press to the personal computer. But the rapid shift from physical to digital over the past decade or so has been truly revolutionary. In general, physical media has suffered a great deal. Printed newspapers and magazines have migrated to online versions, while DVDs and CDs have been supplanted by film- and music-streaming services. But the oldest form of physical media is actually holding up quite well."

Full story here.