March 8, 2010

A Pending Distraction [3:40 pm]

Because, of course, righting a 70 year “wrong” will take precedence over something as trivial as reforming health insurance or financial markets. Dispute Heats Up Over New Fees for Playing Songs on Radio [pdf]

For more than 70 years, royalty payments for air time have flowed to the songwriters and music publishers but not to the musicians or record companies. Now there is a renewed drive to revisit that arrangement, and in recent weeks the volume of the discussion has increased several decibels.

permalink to just this entry

March 2015
S M T W T F S
« Dec    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  
posts

0.129 || Powered by WordPress