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Description:  Like plenty of music fans, Sam Broe jumped at the chance to join Spotify two summers ago, and he hasn’t looked back.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Jan 28, 2013

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/29/business/media/streaming-shakes-up-music-industrys-model-for-royalties.html?ref=media&_r=0

Questions for Discussions:

  • What does this article have to say about the royalties earned by artists?
  • As small business people on the lower end of the earnings scale, can these artists depend on the royalties alone to survive financially?
  • What other sources of revenue should they be cultivating?
  • Is it likely that the royalties paid will change dramatically in the future?

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