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Mainstream Media Narrative Sensationalizes Chinese Crypto Crackdown

An American academic has written an article criticizing dominant media narratives surrounding China’s regulatory actions pertaining to cryptocurrencies. The article’s author, Nicholas Krapels, asserts that “most casual observers of Chinese politics do not understand” that “by design, Chinese law maintains a grey area” and get…

British Artist Sells Entire Collection for Crypto via Wechat

The London and Los Angeles-based artist once dubbed “the next Andy Warhol” by actor Michael Caine, Lincoln Townley, has sold an entire collection of works in exchange for cryptocurrency via popular social media platform Wechat. Also Read: The Daily: Bittrex Invests in New Platform, ATM Market…

New CNBC Documentary Explores the Cultism of Bitcoin

To outsiders, Bitcoin is a weird and wacky cult. Its devotees adhere to their own acronym-filled jargon, and have monetary theories that would make an economist blanch. Some of the movement’s more maverick characters are to be profiled in a CNBC documentary premiering this Monday.…

Do Major Social Media Platforms Dislike Crypto?

Major social media platforms banned crypto advertising. But is this really as it looks like? Facebook banned all crypto related ads saying that this is their way of protecting their users from ICO scams and Ponzi schemes. Just after they did it, many other popular…

Could Blockchain Technology Fix The Problems In The Media?

Blockchain technology proved to be among the best inventions that the world has ever seen. From financial institutions to the military sector, the blockchain can be used in a ridiculously large amount of areas so why not the media as well. The main question is,…

Blockchain in Media: How Can Blockchain Fight Piracy?

Rights management, bounty hunting and content surveillance — how will blockchain help with these? Television industry research firm Digital TV Research forecasted last year that the revenue loss of TV series and films due to online piracy would reach $52 billion by 2022. Since this…

Blockchain in Media: How Blockchain Can Help Advertising

Advertising lacks the transparency of data and process. Blockchain offers the transparency of data and process. Advertisers and brands are increasingly losing patience with ad agencies and other players over the lack of transparency in the digital advertising space. Digital ad revenue for the first…

Blockchain Network Takes on ‘Flawed’ Steemit by Offering Lifetime Earnings to Creators

sponsored An upcoming blockchain-based content rewards platform is challenging Steemit’s model by offering lifetime earnings on posts. A blockchain-based company is launching a content rewards platform that compensates creators – and says its platform boasts compelling advantages over “exploitative” mainstream rivals, all the while addressing…