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British news publishers could make up to £250m yearly if the UK adopts legislation forcing platforms to pay for news content

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The UK's main news publishers could receive from platforms such as Facebook/Meta and Google as much as £250 million collectively for the use of news content if the UK passes a legislation — similar to the one of Europe (Article 15 of the Copyright Directive) or in Australia — making it mandatory to remunerate publishers for the use of news.

The Press Gazette has calculated that newspaper publishers could receive yearly payments of £170m a year from the likes of Google and Meta, and the amoun...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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Nina Radojewski promoted to Head of Membership at the UK’s AIM

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The Association of Independent Music (AIM) has appointed Nina Radojewski as Head of Membership at the, a new position regrouping AIM’s membership, events, and marketing and communications functions.

Radojewski — who previously served as AIM’s Professional Development Lead — will be responsible for managing these areas, as well as continuing to lead professional development initiatives for members such as the AIM Academy and the Associate Members’ Knowledge Base.

In her new role, Radoj...

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Canadian veteran industry executive Alexander Mair dies aged 82

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Alexander Mair, the Canadian music industry executive who co-founded Attic Records with Tom Williams in 1974, has died of cancer aged 82 at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto on Nov. 25, 2022.

The Globe and Mail described him as "a titan of the Canadian music industry as a savvy entrepreneur and an indefatigable figure in the establishment and growth of independent record companies in this country."

During his long career, Mair contributed to the growth of the independent music sector. He was...

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Musical chairs — Week 46, 2022

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Reservoir's Rell Lafargue

NASDAQ-listed independent music company Reservoir Media has joined the board of ICMP, the global trade body representing the music publishing industry. Reservoir Media’s President and Chief Operating Officer Rell Lafargue will join the ICMP board, chaired by Universal Music Publishing‘s Jackie Alway. Reservoir was founded in 2007 and represents over 140,000 copyrights and 36,000 master recordings. “ICMP is delighted to welcome Reservoir President and COO R...

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