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NAB’s Doubletalk in One Sentence
Posted on 4/17/2014

Sometimes I feel sorry for leaders at the NAB. Being on the wrong side of an issue – in this case, over whether artists deserve to be paid for their music – can force you into some pretty foolish, contradictory statements. 
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REP. BLACKBURN: "FAIR PAY FOR ALL CREATORS SHOULDN'T BE A GAMBLE"
Posted on 3/25/2014

Today, during the House Energy & Commerce Committee's markup Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) stood up for music creators by highlighting the current unfair system where AM/FM stations use musicians’ work without paying a cent. Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) echoed the shamefulness of status quo.
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The Next Shoe To Drop – AM/FM Loses Ground as Newer, Better Services Take Root
Posted on 1/31/2014

An interesting new take from Music Industry blog today on the rise of digital streaming services. 

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The WSJ Exposes the NAB’s Big Lie: They Aren’t Promoting Music, They Are Playing the Same Songs Over and Over
Posted on 1/17/2014

If You Can Hear it Every Time You Get in Your Car for Free, Why Bother Buying It?
In 2002, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers made a courageous warning in their song “The Last DJ” about Big Radio consolidation and the diminishing opportunities for new artists to get airplay and breakthrough.
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Those Who Care, Teach
Posted on 12/10/2013

Congrats to all the Grammys nominees announced this weekend and especially to the ten nominees of the inaugural Music Educator of the Year award.

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