Media Industry Meets Amid Global Financial Crisis

The world's largest audiovisual content market kicked off in Cannes with MIPCOM 2008 amid turmoil in the financial markets.

Industry executives have been questioning how the global financial crisis will directly impact the funding of content - and as a global recession looms how a slowdown in the ad market may affect those who commission shows?

CNBC’s Ross Westgate spoke with a number of media executives at MIPCOM to get their views on the sector and what we can expect from 2009.

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