Today we have a feature length look into academic publishing profits and Open Access. It's a long watch, but even the first five minutes offer valuable insights into the issue:
"A lot of academic research was paid for with public funding, but public access is often restricted by expensive paywalls. Meanwhile, some academic publishing companies have higher profit margins than companies like Walmart, Google, and Apple."
--Paywall: The Business of Scholarship
Watch here: https://vimeo.com/273358286