Rapid advances in digital technology means consumers can now read, watch and listen to nearly anything they want, on any device they want, whenever they want. What does that mean to the world’s biggest media companies? Is this a great time to be in the business of making and distributing content? Or a terrifying one? Or both?

D: Dive into Media will take an in-depth look at those questions, and pose them to the leaders of the most powerful companies in the TV, movie, music and publishing industries. We’ll highlight some of the most interesting startups that aim to reshape those businesses. Writers, entertainers and other content creators who’ve been able to harness technology to create new opportunities for themselves will also take the stage.

Originally published Jan 5, 2012 10:25:49 AM, updated December 02 2014