M&A and SPACs—how the media sector finally secures funds

The last 12 months have brought significant changes to the financial markets, with the rise of retail investors, the SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) boom, and the merger and acquisitions flow. Those trends have also reached the media industry.  As an introduction, a special purpose acquisition company, also known as a blank-check company, is a […]

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Twitter diversifies as newcomers take over the Internet

As social media giants like Twitter and Facebook grapple with content moderation issues, new platforms are monopolizing the online realm. The newsletter platform Substack and the recently launched audio-based social network Clubhouse are two of those newcomers that have seen their values soar. As a response, Twitter has tried to diversify its business in these […]

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