Monthly Archives: July 2012

Journalism

At many times and in many conversations over the past two years, the conversation has turned to the idea that journalism is dead. In Chicago, the daily newspaper keeps on getting smaller and smaller, and looking more like a comic … Continue reading

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Stone Roses

The Stone Roses weren’t very good (or popular) when they were big!! Now they are making a “comeback.” From the website Dangerous Minds: Something has happened to The Stone Roses and it’s not good. Over the past week a battle … Continue reading

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Image Licensing: Time for a change?

I recently received a link to a White paper written by the folks at Alamy: http://www.alamy.com/ My responses are in bold. They are a stock agency who convened a round table discussion about issues revolving around image licensing From James … Continue reading

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Be a good citizen

In the old days of music, musicians were social commentators. Bob Dylan, Peter Paul and Mary, Joan Baez- they all wrote about war and peace. The Staples Singers- wrote and performed about civil rights. Now there doesn’t seem to be … Continue reading

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Stealing music

Last week there was an uproar over a posting by an intern on the NPR show “All Things Considered.”  Click here She starts off by saying that she is almost 21 and has been spoiled by the internet, and she … Continue reading

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