Painful Profits From Web Video

Media companies are starting to cash in on Internet video. But that new money could be coming at a cost as fewer young people watch traditional television.

That battle between the old and new ways of watching TV is putting networks and studios in a tricky position — balancing a new, growing online market for shows with a traditional market that is facing new threats and still accounts for the lion’s share of revenues.

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