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Jay-Z Makes A Huge Move

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment

Jay-Z and Universal Music Group have signed a deal to move the rap mogul's Roc Nation imprint over from Sony/Columbia, according to the New York Times...

Zach Carter

Universal-EMI Merger Expected To Clear FTC Vote On Friday

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Trade Commission plans to vote on the controversial merger between Universal Music and EMI on Friday, and is currently expec...

Zach Carter

The Day The Music Died? The Dangers Of A Universal-EMI Merger

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Today, music lovers have more ways than ever before to access their favorite songs and discover artists they've never heard of. Can't li...

No Letup on Big Telecom and Big Media Companies Behaving Badly

Art Brodsky | Posted 04.25.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

The idea of big companies continuing to control their markets, and control the behavior of consumers, continues to march on. Even now, two major deals are proceeding apace, one in telecom and one in the entertainment world.

Report: Spotify Inks U.S. Deal with World's Largest Record Label

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 08.14.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Spotify has reportedly made a deal with Universal Music Group, the behemoth among record labels, to distribute its music online in the United States.

Sexting Could Make You a Sex Offender

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Should teenagers who are caught sexting become registered sex offenders? With one in five kids sexting, it's a good time to review the laws and redefine what images should be censored.