What Everyone (me) Got Wrong About the Streaming Wars
Media giants bet too big on the binge
Back in 2014, while working at the Wall Street Journal, I got meet with one of the founders of Pluto TV. When I filed my story on the just-launched video site, one of my editors asked me what I thought. “Yeah, that’s not gonna work,” I said.
At that time, Pluto wasn’t aggregating old TV shows and movies, but rather stitching together content from YouTub…