Mark Mulligan

Time to move beyond the song economy

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
The UK parliament is currently running an inquiry into the streaming music economy, having called for evidence from across the music business.  Earlier this week were the first verbal submissions, from…
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We’re hiring!

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
MIDiA Research is hiring for a consultant to join our fast growing consulting division. Want to be a part of exciting strategic projects, helping some of the world’s biggest entertainment companies solve…
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Post-Pandemic Programming

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
COVID-19 caused dislocation and disruption to the global entertainment business. Now, the recession and the prospect of further pandemic peaks create an unprecedented outlook for entertainment companies.…
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Spotify Q3 2020: What price growth?

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
Spotify reported another strong quarter in Q3 2020, with subscriber growth up 27% year-on-year (YoY) and ad-supported user growth up 21%.  Spotify continues to set the pace for the global streaming market…
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Podcasts Q2 2020: Spotify takes an early lead

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
MIDiA has just published its latest Podcast report,  P odcasts Q2 2020: Spotify Takes an Early Lead .  In it we present data from MIDiA’s quarterly survey that presents a comprehensive view of podcast…
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HomePod Mini: Apple’s pandemic-era product

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
Apple’s Tuesday product announcement showcased its 5G iPhones, but also included the launch of the new $99 HomePod Mini. Though it might have looked like a supporting act for the launch, its strategic…
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Why Rishi Sunak is both wrong and right

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Blog post by Mark Mulligan
Earlier this week the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer  Rishi Sunak suggested that creatives such as musicians who had seen income dry up during COVID-19 should consider retraining for the new ‘opportunities’…
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