Showbiz During Pandemic- A Media And Entertainment Perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic began at a time of increasing global economic vulnerability. There were already genuine concerns of falling consumption levels and investment alongside rising unemployment. Brexit and the U.S-China trade war hadn’t helped and there was a palpable sense of uncertainty.

Most indicators now suggest that some of the largest economies stand on the precipice of the greatest real recession in nearly 100 years.

As far-fetched as it seems right now though, there will be a recovery and people are already asking: how different will the post-COVID-19 era be from the one we knew earlier? The most tangible effect we see is on technology adoption and general versatility with digital commerce and content. We anticipate a considerable acceleration on both fronts for individuals and businesses, which should hopefully do as much for financial inclusion and e-governance, as for streaming services.

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