An analysis of the spinoffs shows that the broadcasting components of the original companies (which also retained many digital properties) have mostly outperformed their publishing counterparts in terms of operating profit margins.
Though the revenue involved and amount of content produced are nowhere near what comes through the more mainstream media, crowdfunding can help bring to reality work that might otherwise not see the light of day.
The sources of the estimated $63-$65 billion dollars supporting print, online and broadcast news has shifted, with advertising dollars declining and audience payments, in the form of subscriptions, for example, comprising a bigger share.
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