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Unformatted text preview: Sean Trank 373150 4/4/08 Dr. Greer Com 350 1. Generally, what is the role of on-demand video services in the convergence of media? With on- demand the viewer now has complete control over programming and can now watch whatever they want whenever they want. On-demand has brought audiences to the next level of controlled entertainment with this spontaneous form of media. On-demand also plays the movies commercial free and through general census and customer feedback on-demand can serve the audience by playing the movies that the majority wants to watch. 2. There has been some desire by the public to have la carte programming on cable. What are positive and negative implications of this form of delivery? La carte would hurt cable networks because ad rates would go down and cable would be a much less attractive buy compared to other outlets. Many say la carte is one of the worst ideas they have ever heard and that it would lead to more consolidation and fewer voices. Traps, also known as small electronic devices installed at more consolidation and fewer voices....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course COM 350 taught by Professor Greer during the Spring '08 term at Point Loma.
- Spring '08