Spring has finally sprung on the East Coast. With Congress
back in session this week, the FMC crew is ramping up for a busy month
as we approach the June 2 deadline on the media ownership rules. Plus,
lots of news on the digital distribution front. Read on!
The unprecedented consolidation of the commercial radio industry that followed the Telecommunications Act of 1996 has led to a loss of localism, less competition, fewer viewpoints and less diversity in radio programming in media markets across the country, according to Radio Deregulation: Has It Served Citizens and Musicians?
a study released today by the Future of Music Coalition (FMC). read more
American Federation of Musicians (AFM) American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) Association for Independent Music (AFIM) Future of Music Coalition (FMC) Just Plain Folks Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)
National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) Recording Academy Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) read more