Archive | November, 2015

The Sway of Artist’s Rights

The Sway of Artist’s Rights November 30, 2015 Caroline Strickland The atmosphere within the music industry is arguably as convoluted as ever. The industry is infamous for “ripping off” an artist by using their work as content, while paying little to no royalties out. This story is as old as the dawn of the 18th […]

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Disruption in Education Conclusion

Education in the beginning of the 21st century has changed drastically. Being actively engaged in the system during this time has allowed us as college students to see its immediate impacts first hand.  Starting with the traditional education model, we outlined what it was like to sit in a classroom before technology disrupted it. It […]

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The Music Industry: The State of the Union

The Music Industry: The State of the Union November 30, 2015 Sean Reagan, Megan Gordon, Ryan Stetz, & Caroline Strickland     The music industry itself can be likened to a very intricate song. As with any industry, it has various moving parts. If a song melds the sounds of percussion, brass, woodwinds, and strings, […]

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Tablets: The new way we learn?

Tablets have had an impact on a good junk of businesses in various fields, for better or worse! In the following article we look at the impact tablets have on the education sector. The articles go over what the advantages are of having tablets in the classrooms and how they do not only benefit the […]

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The Fight Against Piracy

According to Universal Music’s Olivier Robert-Murphy, brands can help fight music piracy. He explains how now brands see musicians as more than performers and people that are creative and whom they can form broader partnerships with. Some examples of these were Will.i.am with Intel and Lady Gaga with Polaroid. Intel hired Will.i.am as Creative Director. […]

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How we Stream

No matter the medium, a cable box, a satellite dish, or now a computer with an HDMI cord. How and what we stream has been changing and evolving, but so has the televisions we use to do all our streaming on. Growing up I remember tube TV’s, these box boxes that if they came with […]

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A SWOT Analysis of the Music Industry

(My first post can be found here.) While some parts of the Music Industry are caught in a downward spiral, streaming services along with the new Direct to Fan platform have done well in adapting to the disruptive technologies in our society today.  So where does the Music Industry stand as a whole? In order […]

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