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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Streaming Media Shakes Up Entertainment Industry

Streaming Media Shakes Up Entertainment Industry

Andy Monserud September 26, 2013
As an incoming first-year, I’ve been presented with plenty of distractions in these first few weeks, but most of them seem to be on the decline. The initial scramble for new social circles and interests has calmed down, and the first-year class as a whole seems to have had our fill of vomiting outside Jewett bathrooms for a while. But now I have to deal with a new threat to my well-being: a Netflix subscription. Why go to fraternity parties when I could catch up on “Breaking Bad?" Streaming is a blessing and a curse to the bored college student, and as the entertainment industry catches up with technology, the future of online streaming is hazy.
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