Seth Archer

Seth Archer is a media reporter for TheStreet.com. Follow him on twitter: @SethPArcher

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Paywalls Are Not the Future -- Just Ask The New York Times

Paywalls Are Not the Future -- Just Ask The New York Times

Paywalls were among the news media's early answers to the digital world, but even as ad revenues continue to decline, they may not be the right one.

Can Bitcoin Get Taylor Swift to Love Spotify?

Can Bitcoin Get Taylor Swift to Love Spotify?

Neither artists, publishers nor distributors like the current music streaming model when it comes to getting paid. Bitcoin could be the answer.

Starz CEO Says Network Future Depends on Original Programming

Starz CEO Says Network Future Depends on Original Programming

Starz sees its share price fall after missing earnings, but CEO Chris Albrecht says its original programming will give it more options and leverage.

Can Pandora Crank Up the Volume Even Higher?

Can Pandora Crank Up the Volume Even Higher?

Pandora's jump after earnings last week doesn't mean the time to buy has passed

Now Anyone Can Hack Into a Web Site With 'a Couple Bucks'

Now Anyone Can Hack Into a Web Site With 'a Couple Bucks'

"There's a whole cottage industry of services you can hire for very cheap," says one security expert. "It's only a couple bucks to take any site offline for several hours."

Hulk Hogan and 10 Other TV Stars Who Ruined Their Careers

Hulk Hogan and 10 Other TV Stars Who Ruined Their Careers

Hulk Hogan is in the news for a racist rant that has surfaced online, but who else has caught the heat for doing something they shouldn't have.

E.W. Scripps Stock Leaves Print Media Rivals in Dust - Here's Why

E.W. Scripps Stock Leaves Print Media Rivals in Dust - Here's Why

E.W. Scripps' newest acquisition, a podcast company called Midroll media is a bid to further reinvent the legacy television-station company.

You Receive $50 Billion of Junk Mail Because It's Effective

You Receive $50 Billion of Junk Mail Because It's Effective

E-mail hasn't killed direct mail, and it's not going away anytime soon.

'Ant Man' Movie Fares Like the Hero Himself

'Ant Man' Movie Fares Like the Hero Himself

The 12th movie set in the Marvel Universe did well this weekend, though its draw was smaller than expected. But even so, it was still victorious at the box office.

Should Comcast, Charter Worry That the Cable-TV Cord Is Being Cut?

Should Comcast, Charter Worry That the Cable-TV Cord Is Being Cut?

People everywhere are starting to cut off their cable subscriptions, but is it really hurting the cable companies?