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On Strike! More Than 1,000 Make WGA’s Year-End Strike/Unfair List

The WGA is currently on strike against more than 1,000 companies and individuals, according to the guild’s year-end Strike/Unfair List. Many of the companies have been out of business for decades; many of the names are familiar, and quite a few are colorful characters. 576 more words

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Funny How that Works: @edchristman reports: Irving Azoff, Top Radio Groups Reach Temporary Licensing Agreement — MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY

When two rational actors are economically interdependent on one another, disputes tend to get solved at a market clearing price. So it is with Global Music Rights and the goliath Radio Music License Committee that itself is a member of the even bigger goliath MIC Coalition.

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Funny How that Works: @edchristman reports: Irving Azoff, Top Radio Groups Reach Temporary Licensing Agreement

When two rational actors are economically interdependent on one another, disputes tend to get solved at a market clearing price.  So it is with Global Music Rights and the goliath Radio Music License Committee that itself is a member of the even bigger goliath MIC Coalition.   859 more words

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@ashleycullins: Global Music Rights Takes Fire at Radio "Cartel"

The digital music era has seen no shortage of lawsuits over payment for songs — but the latest battle is poised to rock the industry.

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10,000 Radio Stations File Suit Against Azoff's Global Music Rights

A group representing 10,000 commercial radio stations has filed a lawsuit against Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights, hoping to force the performance rights organization to submit to Department of Justice-controlled pricing, similar to other PROs ASCAP and BMI. 68 more words

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@irvingazoff: "How can labels renew YT deals with so much artist pressure?"

For context–it is widely rumored that all the major labels are in the middle of renegotiations with YouTube.  In the past, the labels and publishers have taken a big advance and looked the other way. 192 more words

In A Goolag State Of Mind