By Ma. Theresa Angelina Quintana-Tabada, VERA Files Gregory Fernandez worked for 10 years with a community paper in Cebu City. By the time he led its art department in 2009, the newspaper’s design team “was on its way toward innovation.” … Continue reading →
Tango and Spotify are kicking off a collaboration aimed at offering a new music sharing opportunity for Tango messaging app users. Anyone using Tango can get access to 30 second clips of any Spotify song — and then share them with their friends. People can access full-length songs via the music service. Spotify has 24 million active users and according to Tango’s Eric Setton, the [...]
The Internet radio company seems determined to change its tune.
Conway, Arkansas Mexican restaurant La Huerta has been ordered by Arkansas courts to pay a large fine for playing unlicensed music. Broadcast Music Inc. of New York (BMI) received a default judgment of $30,000 as well as $7,000 in lawyer fees against the restaurant and it’s owner, Julio Nunez, after a lawsuit filed by BMI last year in a Little [...]
According to THV 11′s partners at Arkansas Business, a Conway restaurant owner learned last week that he owes more than $30,000 for playing music from a licensed artist without paying royalties.
Royalty-free music licensing website RoyaltyFreeKings.com continues work on a significant update to their catalog. (PRWeb June 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10862870.htm
Music licensors didn’t waste any time in characterizing Pandora’s acquisition of an FM radio station as an underhanded attempt to cheat performers out of royalties, but the rhetoric has now hit the courtroom, as Broadcast Music Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the streaming service in the New York federal system. Key to the action — which casts Pandora’s move [...]
Just over 24 hours after Pandora announced that it had acquired a terrestrial FM radio station to attempt to pay less in music licensing fees, BMI filed suit in New York accusing Pandora of duplicity as it wrangles new music licenses. The music industry company suit is asking the court to order “reasonable, market-driven fees for Pandora” calling the purchase [...]
A clearer and more streamlined approach to music licensing and industry representation is forecast to result from the merger of PPNZ Licensing and the Recording Industry Association of NZ. The two bodies, which carry out licensing and industry representation activities for recording artists and their labels throughout New Zealand, announced today (11 June) they are joining forces under a new [...]