Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 23 January 2020

The year in the business of pop culture: Business Extra podcast

The National’s culture vultures descend on the studio to talk all things tech and entertainment

Host and The National’s Future Editor Kelsey Warner is joined by colleagues to discuss 2019’s biggest entertainment business news, from streaming services and social media apps to how Saudi Arabia is opening up. Nyree McFarlane, Head of Arts and Lifestyle, and Jason Von Berg, Head of Audience Growth join Kelsey to look back at what the year brought and look forward to the future of influencers, Tiktok and Netflix.

In this episode:

Netflix vs. Everybody (0m 35m)

Entertainment in Saudi (5m 50s)

TikTok and the rise of social media (8m 33s)

Read more on our website:

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There's an app for that. How technology has transformed every life

Updated: December 25, 2019 03:36 PM

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