Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) has introduced legislation to require that broadcasters compensate artists and labels when their music is played over the airwaves, adding to the long history of efforts by the…
Senate Judiciary Committee
Musicians and broadcasters are poised to engage in a new round of a decades-long lobbying battle over whether artists should be paid when their songs are played on broadcast radio stations. On…
Freida Lee Mock revisits the case against Clarence Thomas in what will be either a revelation or an exhilarating trip down memory lane.
The FCC is pushing back against criticism from public interest groups over the agency's proposed changes to media ownership rules, which have been circulating for several weeks among commissioners…
Wrapping the biggest music publishing deal in history, an investor consortium led by Sony/ATV Music announced Friday that it had closed the $2.2 billion purchase of EMI Music Publishing.
Universal Music Group's pending $1.9 billion acquisition of EMI Music's label side was weighed in often tart testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee on Thursday.
In a faceoff that should generate heat but may not ultimately sway regulators, proponents and foes of Universal Music Group's $1.9 billion purchase of EMI Music's label assets will appear before the…
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing on Universal Music Group's pending acquisition of EMI Music's label holdings.
The chief sponsor of a major anti-piracy bill pending in the House Judiciary Committee said he plans to remove one of its most controversial provisions.
Hollywood studios and record labels unveiled a landmark agreement with Internet providers for a system of "copyright alerts" in an effort to crack down on content piracy.