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Those Who Cannot Innovate, Regulate: Old Media's Twisted Logic

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gary Shapiro

Should we protect old media by hindering market competition? Of course not. But try telling that to the National Association of Broadcasters and the Recording Industry Association of America.

Cathy Hughes Strikes Back on Paying Artists for Radio Plays: "Dionne Warwick Is a Lobbyist"

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

The record labels want AM/FM radio to belly-up for beats. The future of black radio may be at stake, industry folks say.

Big Radio's Attacks on Me Aren't Surprising

Dionne Warwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dionne Warwick

There is nothing "stupid" about insisting that African American workers are paid for their labor. The Civil Rights for Musicians Act is about economic justice for African American artists.