Topic: performance royalties

Pandora Is Poster Child in Music Biz Fight Over Internet Royalties

Ad placed ahead of House hearing

Pandora has become the poster child in the fight over royalties for music streamed over the Internet. As the debate heats up in advance of a House Judiciary hearing at…

Internet Radio Organizes Fight for Lower Web Royalties

Pandora, Clear Channel among founding members

Internet radio services like Pandora may be popular, but they haven't been profitable, largely because of crippling music royalties. Hoping to turn around a lousy business model, Pandora and Clear…

Future of Audio Hearing Kicks Over Old Issues

Traditional radio continues struggle against digital pure-play services

A House hearing on the future of audio kicked the rock over on two old issues in the radio business exacerbated by the stunning growth of digital radio services like…