Gender inequality is a big issue in the music industry. At first glance, it may not seem so. Names like Aretha Franklin, Taylor Swift, and Beyonce have become synonymous with success....
The logistics of correctly attributing the money earned from the sale and performance of recorded music has always been a daunting task. This is a global commodity that comes bundled with...
Gender in the Music Industry1
A Fair Music Report2
The Fair Use Check3
More than ten years have passed since the debut of Napster shook the record industry. The file-sharing software gave music listeners access to an immense diversity of music for free, causing a shift in industry power from record labels to consumers. The popularity of MP3 files increased even...Read More
by Evan Kramer
Imagine Joe Smith as the head of a small chain of radio stations somewhere in the US’s mid-west region. Despite the downsizing of his staff, dwindling ad revenue, and the growing uniformity of the station’s playlists, Joe could at least end the year on a positive note. He survived running a...Read More