With streaming being the primary way most young people consume their music, these days the average song writer isn’t making what he or she used to. When you take into account an endlessly confusing series of copyright and royalty laws, a facelift in the world of music laws is long overdue. In their article for the Wall Street Journal, Ben Yagoda (professor of Journalism) and Gary A. Rosen (attorney) question the current system of royalties and its ability to encourage great songwriters to write great songs.
Check out the article here: Tuning Music Royalties to the Times
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