Here are the most read stories of the week.
Analysts: Online video aggregators cannot succeed in era of original content
While service providers have sought to cash in on short-form content by aggregating videos from the web, analysts say lessons learned from Comcast Corp.'s Watchable and Verizon Communications Inc.'s Go90 prove this strategy is not enough.
Online video CEO says short form and more needed to reach fragmented audiences
Complex Networks CEO Rich Antoniello discussed how he sees the online video market evolving to embrace shorter exclusivity windows and to delineate between short- and midform content.
Preserving linear TV in an evolving video industry
Linear TV is not necessarily dying, but it is changing. That was the consensus at an Oct. 10 panel discussion at the Digital Hollywood conference in Los Angeles. Though the video industry is evolving, people still want a reliable linear stream, which they will get however they can.
Esports faces regulatory scrutiny as popularity grows
Explosive growth in eSports has attracted a swathe of investors, blue chip advertisers and passionate audiences in recent years. But amid the market's meteoric rise, a crackdown on unregulated gambling and match fixing is expected, observers said.
What Trump's 'challenge' to NBC broadcast license could actually mean
After President Donald Trump suggested in a tweet that a broadcaster's license with the Federal Communications Commission should be challenged, an FCC commissioner tweeted her own response, writing that is "not how it works."