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Inside Radio

Europe Coalition Lends Support To U.S. Radio Royalty Bill., 26 May 2017

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Radio + Television Business Report

Are ‘Fair Play’ And ‘PROMOTE’ Plans DOA In Congress?, By Adam Jacobson, 25 May 2017

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All Access Music Group

Local Radio Freedom Act Picks Up 5 More House Co-Sponsors, 25 May 2017

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Hypebot

It's Not If Artists Deserve "Moral Rights" Recognition, But How Music Industry Should Achieve It, says RIAA, By Bruce Houghton, 25 May 2017

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The Shreveport Times

How do Louisiana artists survive free streaming?, By Tiana Kennell and Herman Fuselier, 25 May 2017

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Reuters

Irving Azoff slams ‘dishonest’ YouTube study, 26 May 2017

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Radio World

ITU Supports Activating FM Chips in Smartphones, By Deborah D. McAdams, 25 May 2017

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Law 360

Muzak Asks DC Circ. To Rethink Copyright Royalty Ruling, By Bill Donahue, 25 May 2017

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Music Industry Blog

Who’s Leading The Streaming Pack?, 25 May 2017

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The Hollywood Reporter

How Radio Can Survive in an Era of Podcasts and Streamers
By Paul Bond, 25 May 2017

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Atlanta Magazine

Mixtape mix-up: Why the RIAA is taking Spinrilla to court
By Gavin Godfrey, 25 May 2017

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CNBC

Streaming can attract the broadest audience ever to music, Edgar Bronfman says
By Matthew J. Belvedere, 25 Ma7 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

Meet the streaming service with 20M users… that’s also a record label
By Rhian Jones, 24 May 2017

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Variety

Column: Variety Introduces ‘Synch This!’ — New Music Column Spotlighting Songs Ripe for Licensing
By Andrew Hampp, vice president at New York-based music sponsorship and experiential agency MAC Presents, 25 May 2017

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Techdirt

Senate Should Either Fix Or Get Off The Pot On Copyright Office Bill
By Sasha Moss, R Street, 24 May 2017

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JD Supra

Music Performing Rights Organizations and the “Full-Work” vs. “Fractional” Licensing Dispute: Government Seeks to Overturn Fractional Licensing Decision
By Coe Ramsey, Brooks Pierce, 24 May 2017

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City & State New York

Is New York City finally ready to invest in its $20 billion music industry?
By Gabe Ponce De Léon, 23 May 2017

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Commercial Observer

What Retailers Can Learn From the Music Industry’s Meltdown
By Larry Getlen, 23 May 2017

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Hypebot

Major Labels Oppose "Moral Rights" That Guarantee Artists Recording Credits (A Right They Have In Most Other Countries)
By Bruce Houghton, 23 May 2017

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The Daily Record

Legal Bytes: The Turtles’ fight for public performance fees in pre-1972 recordings
By Mark Costello, 23 May 2017

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NPR

Don't Worry, Your MP3s Are Safe: A Frank Discussion On The Future Of A Format
By Andrew Flanagan, 22 May 2017

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Mixmag

Now anyone can own a royalty share of Fatboy Slim’s ‘Ya Mama’
By Harrison Williams, 22 May 2017

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Music Week

Sacem scores record royalty distributions of €1.2 billion and collections of €1.4bn in 2016
By Daniel Gumble, 22 May 2017

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The Fader

Confessions Of An MP3 Blogger
By Patrick D. McDermott, 22 May 2017

Opinion

CIO

The MP3 is dead: long live the MP3!
By Gary Eastwood, science and technology journalist, editor and copywriter, 22 May 2017

Opinion

CIO

Creating a global social community for songwriters, By Andre Bourque, freelance journalist covering high-growth industries, 22 May 2017

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Data Art

Songwriters Continue to Battle for Fair Pay From Music Streaming Services, According to Music Tech Executive, 23 May 2017

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Billboard

YouTube Study Raises More Questions About Value to the Music Industry
By Robert Levine, 19 May 2017

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Variety

Google-Funded Study Touting YouTube Boost to the Music Business Deemed Misleading by RIAA
By Paula Parisi, 19 May 2017

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Torrent Freak

RIAA Says Artists Don’t Need “Moral Rights,” Artists Disagree, 21 May 2017

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WXYZ Detroit

Songwriters fighting to increase royalties from streaming services
By Stephen Clark, 21 May 2017

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The Guardian

The great digital-age swindle… and the man fighting back
By Andrew Anthony, 21 May 2016

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What HiFi

Musicians aren't paid enough in streaming royalties, says Spotify exec, 22 May 2017

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Complete Music Update

MCPS announces renewed deal with PRS
By Andy Malt, 19 May 2017

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Billboard

Apple Music's Free Trial Is Now 99 Cents In These Countries
By Marc Schneider, 22 May 2017

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Music Ally

BASCA Chair Crispin Hunt: ‘Rules won’t break the internet, they’ll mend it’
By Stuart Dredge, 19 May 2017

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New York Post

Music industry blasts YouTube’s ‘value’ report
By Claire Atkinson, 19 May 2017

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Digital Music News

One Year After Going Dark, Live365 Returns from the Dead
By Daniel Adrian Sanchez, 18 May 2017

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Billboard

Department of Justice Appeals Consent Decree Ruling, BMI Hits Back
By Ed Christman, 18 May 2017

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The Trichordist

If Only Artists and Managers Had Listened To Us : Spotify Per Stream Rates Keep Dropping, 18 May 2017

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Mi2n

Songwriters Battle For Fair Pay From Music Streaming Services, 18 May 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

SiriusXM'S Pandora Buyout Could Be Back On, 18 May 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

Spotify Revenues Topped $3BN In 2016, With Losses Above $330M, 18 May 2017

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All Access Music Group

Local Radio Freedom Act Picks Up 3 More House Co-Sponsors, 17 May 2017

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Billboard

Spotify's Troy Carter Concedes Artists Aren't Being Paid Enough By Streaming Services
By Ed Christman, 17 May 2017

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Irish Times

EU moves to allow online streaming without borders
By Ruadhán Mac Cormaic, 18 May 2017

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Music Week

Deal or no deal: Why talk is cheap when it comes to digital music contracts
By Mark Sutherland, editor of Music Week, 17 may 2017

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Electronic Frontier Foundation

Recording Industry Claims Imaginary Value Gap as a Bigger Threat Than Piracy
By Jeremy Malcolm, 17 May 2017

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IP Pro The Internet

Brexit provides ‘good opportunity’ for hyperlinking law
By Barney Dixon, 16 May 2017

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musicFIRST Coalition

Press Release: Music artists around the globe unite to defend artists’ rights, 17 May 2017

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Digital Music News

Blog: Has Hi-Fi Streaming Finally Arrived? A Merlin/MQA Deal Says Yes…
By Daniel Adrian Sanchez, 16 May 2017

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Digital Music News

Exclusive Report: Spotify Artist Payments Are Declining In 2017, Data Shows
By Daniel Adrian Sanchez, 16 May 2017

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Music Business Worldwide

Sony/ATV Upgrades Royalty Portal, Plans to Launch APP

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Music Business Worldwide

Musicians Taught Me Everything Without them I'd be Working On The Docks-Jimmy Iovine

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Music Business Worldwide

Universal Signs Major Licensing Deal With Tencent In China

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Billboard

Under Trump Administration, Copyright Issues Take Center Stage at Music Biz 2017 Conference
By Ed Christman, 15 May 2017

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Variety

Washington Insiders Are Cautiously Optimistic About Trump Administration’s Copyright Policies
By Chris Talbot, 15 May 2017

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Financial Times

Universal signs streaming deal with Tencent
By Nic Fildes and Yuan Yang, 16 May 2017

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Mashable

The MP3 isn't dead yet, but it's now on its last digital legs
By Adario Strange, 15 May 2017

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The Daily Dot

The mp3 transformed the music industry, and now it’s dead
By Phillip Tracy, 16 May 2017

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Electronic Frontier Foundation

Secret New European Copyright Proposal Spells Disaster for Free Culture
By Jeremy Malcolm, 15 May 2017

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Business Computing World

How The Internet Has Helped Creative Industries Flourish
By David Bishop, 16 May 2017

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The Advertiser

How do Louisiana artists survive free streaming?
By Herman Fuselier, 12 May 2017

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Wisconsin State Journal

In the changing recording industry, how many music subscriptions were sold last year?
By Kristin Runge, 12 May 2017

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The Washington Times

MP3 creators abandon file format behind digital music boom
By Andrew Blake, 13 May 2017

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The Washington Post

How the Internet financially kills musicians and other artists
By Emily Parker, Future Tense Fellow at New America, 12 May 2017

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Music Technology Policy

Does Spotify’s Valuation Have More Zeros to the Left of the Decimal Than Your Spotify Royalty Has to the Right of the Decimal?
By Chris Castle, 12 May 2017

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Torrent Freak

YouTube Content ID Critic Doesn’t Appreciate the Irony, 14 May 2017

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Cleveland Plain Dealer

Licensing fees silenced live music at one bar, but maybe there's a way to plug it back in
By Chuck Yarborough, contributor, 14 May 2017

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Los Angeles Times

Letter to the Editor: Copyright law needs to be strong — so does fair use protection for content users
By Kenneth D. Crews, attorney, 12 May 2017

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Attention Econ.me

Spotify, Blockchain and the Future
By Thomas Euler, 11 May 2017

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The Register

All that free music on YouTube is good for you, Google tells music biz
By Andrew Orlowski, 12 May 2017

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WMOT Roots Radio

The MP3 Is Officially Dead, According To Its Creators
By Andrew Flanagan, 11 May 2017

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Music Technology Policy

YouTube “Study” Based on a World Worth Trying–no music on YouTube
By Chris Castle, 12 May 2017

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Digital Music News

What Music Piracy Really Looks Like In 2017
By Daniel Adrian Sanchez, 11 May 2017

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Techradar

It’s been 20 years, but the music industry’s arguments about music streaming haven’t changed at all
By Jon Porter, 12 May 2017

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MediaPost

Seller Of 'Used' iTunes Tracks Exploited Record Labels, Capitol Argues
By Wendy Davis, 11 May 2017

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Variety

Spotify Teams Up With Capital One for Half-Off Music Subscriptions
By Janko Roettgers and Jem Aswad, 10 May 2017

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Torrent Freak

YouTube Keeps People From Pirate Sites, Study Shows, 11 May 2017

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Complete Music Update

CMU@TGE Top Ten Questions: What are the pros and cons of direct licensing your performing rights in live?
By Chris Cooke, 11 May 2017

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Music Week

IMPALA calls on European Commission to ensure platforms pay fairly
By Daniel Gumble, 11 May 2017

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Forbes

Debunking The Myth About 'Big Music'
By Stuart Rosen, senior vice president and general counsel of BMI, 10 May 2017

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Berklee College of Music - Music Business Journal

2016 in Review
By Michael Kostaras, May 2017

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Variety

Sony/ATV Chief Martin Bandier Talks Spotify, Buying Motown and EMI, and Ed Sheeran’s Unreleased Songs
By Jem Aswad, 10 May 2017

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New York Law Journal

Recent Cases Address Scope of Copyright Protection for Pre-1972 Recordings
By Lewis R. Clayton and Eric Alan Stone, 9 May 2017

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Reuters

Attorneys' fees of up to $22 million granted in Sirius copyright case
By Jan Wolfe, 9 May 2017

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Canadian Musician

YouTube: Friend or Foe of the Music Industry?
By Michael Raine, 9 May 2017

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Los Angeles Times

The tech industry is eroding copyright law. Here's how to stop it
By Jonathan Taplin, director emeritus of USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab, 9 May 2017

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Digital Music News

Why Deregulation Destroys Spotify, Pandora & the Music Industry Comeback
By Paul Resnikoff, 9 May 2017

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Digital Music News

Spotify Illegally Streamed MP3s Before Getting Proper Licenses, Investigator Claims
By Paul Resnikoff, 9 May 2017

Opinion

Nasdaq

How Blockchain Technology Can Transform Royalty Payment
By Jill Richmond, marketing and innovation strategy consultant and founder of Moonshots Media Consulting, 9 May 2017

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Hypebot

TuneRegistry Links with Harry Fox To Help Indie Songwriters Get Paid Spotify, Streaming Mechanical Royalties
By Bruce Houghton, 8 May 2017

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Radio Ink

Finally! An FCC Chairman For Radio, 8 May 2017

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Quartz

Drake might have to collect his Spotify royalties with a bitcoin wallet in the future
By Joon Ian Wong, 9 May 2017

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Insider.co.uk

Five ways streaming has changed the music industry, 9 May 2017

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Complete Music Update

No safe harbour talk in Warner negotiations, says YouTube’s Lyor Cohen
By Chris Cooke, 9 May 2017

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Billboard

SESAC's John Josephson On the PRO's Plans to Grow After Major Blackstone Acquisition
By Ed Christman, 8 May 2017

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BBC

Streaming and Ed Sheeran the right tune for Warner Music
By Natalie Sherman, 8 May 2017

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Digital Music News

Why Warner Music Is Taking YouTube’s Dirty Money
By Daniel Adrian Sanchez, 8 May 2017

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Forbes

Inside The Ongoing Quest To Get Music Curators Paid
By Cherie Hu, student at Harvard Business School, 8 May 2017

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Inside Radio

MusicFirst Sees Its Moment In Asking Congress For Royalty., 8 May 2017

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Recode

Warner Music signed a new deal with YouTube, and promptly complained about YouTube
By Peter Kafka, 5 May 2017

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Financial Times

Streaming surge boosts Warner Music revenues by 11%
By Anna Nicolaou, 8 May 2017

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Songwriter Universe

NMPA President David Israelite Discusses the Latest Music Streaming Issues, Including the Copyright Royalty Board Hearings
By Dale Kawashima, 8 May 2017

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The Holly’wood Reporter

The Trump Admin's Advice to Supreme Court in Copyright Case Is a True Mind-Bender
By Eriq Gardner, 5 May 2017

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Tech Crunch

Music royalty collector Kobalt nabs $75M led by Hearst Entertainment at $775M valuation
By Ingrid Lunden, 8 May 2017

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Tubefilter

Stem, Which Helps Digital Creators Collect And Share Revenues, Unveils Product Revamp
By Geoff Weiss, 5 May 2017

Opinion

Digital Music News

Pandora Kills Artist Insights While Paying Out Less Money
By Ari Herstand, author of How To Make It in the New Music Business, 5 May 2017

Opinion

Forbes

Warner Music's New Deal With YouTube Isn't Great, But It Might Not Matter Anyway
By Bobby Owsinski, author, producer, engineer and musician, 7 May 2017

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