The Future of Music Coalition hopes the upcoming Obama administration will prioritize music industry reform, particularly as it involves corporate interests. The FMC points out that as the internet loosens music?s geographical ties, radio stations should be run by program directors and DJs who live in the communities where they broadcast. It also says Austin and Seattle have shown how an emphasis on local music can boost a city?s economy.
An interview with Government Relations Director Michael Bracy
Wednesday, July 12, 2000
Michael Bracy is a partner with the government relations firm Bracy Tucker Brown and Valanzano. He is also Executive Director of the Low Power Radio Coalition and a partner in the independent record label Misra. Now Michael puts on a third hat as he steps into the position of Government Relations Director of the Future of Music Coalition. In this interview, Michael explains the role of a lobbyist, and his 12-month plan for the Coalition’s efforts. read more