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February 08, 2006

Misleading recommendations: payola

Payola probe turns from labels to radio

As I mentioned a couple of entries ago, payola ("pay to play") schemes are still ongoing in the radio and music distribution industry. Sony and Warner settled with NY State for millions; now Attorney General Eliot Spitzer says he has proof that some of the largest radio groups have taken payments from top executives in the recording industry.

Posted by jmm at February 8, 2006 10:49 PM


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