What Blockchain Means for Media & Entertainment


Nina Brown

Newhouse School at Syracuse University

Aileen Gallagher

Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University

Sandy Khaund


Blockchain will be a powerful tool for media makers and consumers. This decentralized digital ledger means content creators can track sales and distribution across the Internet, from full-length works to three-bar loops. Blockchain’s "trustless finality" has implications for monetizing content, protecting copyright, and stopping fake news at its source.

Primary Access: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate