Radio Ridiculed for Payola and Those Pesky Google Paid Ads

Radio and Payola is back in the news thanks to a judgement from a recent lawsuit. Plus, a lawsuit over iHeart and Google Paid Ads gets resolved. ‘Payola Is Illegal’: Lawsuit Revives Pay-for-Play Accusations in Radio Industry https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/pay-for-play-lawsuit-radio-1287139/ FLASHBACK Want to Get on the Radio? Have $50,000? https://www.rollingstone.com/pro/features/radio-stations-hit-pay-for-play-867825/ FLASHBACK Pay-for-Play Was Banned From Radio —Continue reading “Radio Ridiculed for Payola and Those Pesky Google Paid Ads”

Digital Media Marauders Disrupt a Decades-long Grasp of the Mainstream

Digital media marauders like Substack, TikTok and Patreon along with the subscription streamers have disrupt a decades-long grasp of the mainstream. KOP analyzes the progress and decline. The unprecedented consolidation of the modern media industry has severe consequenceshttps://miscellanynews.org/2021/04/29/opinions/the-unprecedented-consolidation-of-the-modern-media-industry-has-severe-consequences/ How subscriptions took over our livesOn platforms like Substack and Patreon, subscriptions can be emotional purchases. ButContinue reading “Digital Media Marauders Disrupt a Decades-long Grasp of the Mainstream”

Big Tech, Free Expression and the Media Establishment Massacre

For Big Tech, what follows ‘free expression’? How the media industry is creating an ‘Offer You Can’t Refuse’ and how this all leads to the Media Establishment Massacre For Big Tech, what follows ‘free expression’? https://www.cjr.org/opinion/big-tech-senate-hearing-free-expression How the media industry is creating an ‘Offer You Can’t Refuse’ by @stevenVBe https://customerthink.com/how-the-media-industry-is-creating-an-offer-you-cant-refuse/ 3 things to know aboutContinue reading “Big Tech, Free Expression and the Media Establishment Massacre”