Harold Meyerson, “For ACORN, Truth Lost Amid the Din,” Washington Post, September 23, 2009. University of Northern Iowa, “Profs: Why ACORN was in the news in ’07-’08, and what the media got wrong,” Romenesko, September 23, 2009. Alicia Shepard, “The ACORN Videos: Did NPR Ignore Them?” NPR, September 23, 2009. Michael Calderone, “Study: Media’s been […]
Entries Tagged as 'Music'
September 25th, 2009 · No Comments
March 12th, 2008 · No Comments
The industryâ€™s frustration must have escalated even higher when the Grammy Award-winning British alternative rock group Radiohead decided to give away their 2007 album â€œIn Rainbowsâ€ on the Internet for whatever price fans wished to pay, including nothing at all.
August 12th, 2006 · No Comments
Corporate owners have millions of dollars to gain by keeping their properties out of the public domain. Disney, a major lobbyist for the 1998 extension, would have lost its copyright to Mickey Mouse in 2004, but now will continue to earn millions on its movies, t-shirts, and Mickey Mouse watches through 2024. Warner/Chappell Music, which owns the copyright to the popular â€œHappy Birthday to Youâ€ song, will keep generating money on the song through 2030.
March 27th, 2004 · No Comments
Quick â€“ name the winner of the Best New Artist Grammy Award in 1989. Need a hint? This group sold nearly 10 million albums worldwide that year, and dominated the U.S. charts with five top 10 hits. Another hint? Their Grammy was revoked a few months after they received it.